Dr. Laurie Lynn Koenig is a Clinical Psychologist providing services in San Luis Obispo County and Kern County. Dr. Koenig specializing in Fitness for Duty Evaluations, Immigration Evaluations, Weightloss Clearance, and 740 Evaluations. We conduct Interventions, and Psychological Clearances for individual, couples, family, employers, treatment facilities, medical practitioners and groups. Specialty in medical, adoption, immigration, fitness, weight control, eating disorders, addiction, process addictions, grief, autism and ADD/ADHD. Services are provided in my private practice in Bakersfield California at 2026 17th Street Suite 101, 93301, and 11555 Los Osos Valley Road #206, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405.
With over 34 years experience as a counselor of addiction, adoption issues, weight control, eating disorders, ADD/ADHD and doing professional interventions. Trained to work across the life span but currently working with adult populations primarily. Dr. Koenig is a graduate of California School of Professional Psychology specializing in Family Systems, Cognitive Behavioral, Psychodynamic and Medical Emphasis. She is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients, medical providers and organizations. Among her areas of expertise are Chemical Dependency, Eating Disorder, Process Addictions, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Head Trauma, Spinal Cord Injury, ADD/ADHD, Grief, Critical Incident Stress Debriefing, PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, Adjustment Disorder, Adoption, HIV/AIDS, Chronic Mental Illness, Fitness for Duty, doing interventions, evaluations, recommendations, clearances and treatment.
Additionaly, Evaluations for individuals to fullfill probation reguirements for licensing boards and courts.
In addition to being a prominent therapist, Dr. Koenig is a consultant, supervisor, presenter and past President of Kern County Psychological Association.
Dr. Laurie Koenig is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients, other therapist, groups and organizations effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client, evaluation and intervention. With experience, compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
AA In General Education, Empahsis In Psychology, Philosophy, Fitness and Dance, Studied in USA, England and France
BA In Psychology and Philosophy, Emphasis in Phylosophy of Science, Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology and Teaching Psychology
MA in Clinical Psychology, Emphasis in Medical Psychology, Family Systems, Behavioral, Assessments, Psychodynamic and Humanistic
PsyD In Clinical Psychology, Emphasis in Medical and Humanistic Psychology
Practicum at Aids Service Center
Intership at West Valley Mental Health
Intership Northridge Hospital Medical Psychologist with Head Injured day treatment, Spinal Cord Injured and all Medical Rehabilitation Patients on the unit
33 Years of experience in substance abuse and dependency, codependency, family interventions, Professionals needing treatment to maintain License, Fitness for Duty and fMuch more
License, Certifications & Awards
Training and awards to many to list
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, In California PSY19935
Professional Activities and Memberships
Ethics Chair for KCPA 2009 through 2012
President of Kern County Psychological Association 2013
Ethics Baord and Membership Board for KCPA 2014