Mary Lou was born and raised in New York City. Shortly after graduating from college Mary Lou and her young family relocated to Los Angeles. She went on to earn her master’s degree in clinical psychology from Phillips Graduate Institute and her Doctorate from The Chicago School for Professional Psychology. Aside from her Doctorate, she holds both a Marriage and Family Therapist License as well as being licensed as a Professional Clinical Counselor. Mary Lou brings to Ohana decades of experience in both the Mental Health and Substance abuse fields across all continuums of care.