Laurie Gaines-Peterson M. Ed, MA, LPC

Laurie Gaines-Peterson is the owner and director of Diagnostic Learning Services.  Laurie received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Arkansas in Special Education.  She spent 8 years teaching students with learning disabilities in grades K-12.  Laurie received her Master’s Degree in Special Education with an emphasis on assessment from Texas Women’s University in 2001.  She spent 6 years as a diagnostician for Plano ISD. In 2004 Laurie began Diagnostic Learning Services.  In 2011 Laurie received her second Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling from Amberton University and completed her counseling internship in May of 2014.

When Laurie is not working, she enjoys spending time with her 2 boys, reading, and playing tennis.