John and Karen Louis
Along with his wife, Karen
, John founded Movie Therapy™
in Singapore, and has done much to promote the use of movies in the helping professions.
John and Karen
have been married almost 25 years, and are the proud parents of two energetic teenagers who help to keep them young at heart.
Karen McDonald Louis
Karen McDonald Louis graduated with honors (Cum Laude) from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst as a classics major.
Besides holding a Graduate Certificate in Parent Leadership Education Training from Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, and a Masters in Counselling from Monash University, Karen has a graduate diploma in Solution Focused Therapy.
She is also a Professional Member of counselling associations in America, Australia and Singapore.
At present, Karen is on the Executive Committee of the Singapore Association for Counselling.
capacity as a Family Educator, Karen
has organized and spoken at marriage workshops and at many parenting workshops on child development and education.
has been conducting parenting talks and doing marriage counselling for more than fifteen years in England, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.
has a passion for writing and has contributed to various publications over the years.
In 2005 she
wrote a booklet commissioned by Singapore's Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports (MCYS), on Intergenerational Bonding, entitled "G-Connect - Bonding Generations", to provide essential working tips for families.
For the past four years Karen
has focused her
energies on the marriage and parenting programmes the she
husband have conducted in Singapore and around the world (see John's profile above).