Louise completed her honours degree in psychology at Macquarie University in 2012, with her thesis examining the role that different cultural values play in the psychological and academic adjustment of students to university. Prior to this she completed a Bachelor of Social Science. Louise is currently working on the Climate Schools Combined (CSC) project under Dr Nicola Newton and Prof. Teesson. The project is the first online preventative trial to combine substance use education with depression and anxiety modules for high school students. Louise has also been a crisis telephone counsellor at Lifeline for the last two years and plays soccer and futsal on the weekend.