Department of Psychology

Amy S. Louck Davis, Psy.D.

Amy Louck Smith

Instructor of Psychology
AS-Louck@wiu.edu
Work: 309-298-1593 

 

  


Additional Information

Education:

Dr. Louck Davis graduated from Western Illinois University with a B.S. in Psychology and an M.S. in Clinical/Community Mental Health Psychology. She received her Doctorate of Psychology from Wright State University in Dayton, OH and completed an APA accredited internship and post-doctoral training at the Florida State Hospital. The title of her dissertation was The Ethical Use of Humor in Therapy. Dr. Louck Davis has been a licensed, practicing clinical and forensic psychologist in Florida, Georgia and Illinois. Currently she works for the State of Illinois as a forensic psychologist and operates a private practice as a clinical psychologist. 

Teaching:

Dr. Louck Davis has previously provided guest lectures and field instruction at Florida State University, Wright State University and Western Illinois University. Currently, as an adjunct staff, she teaches graduate courses in the Clinical/Community Mental Health and School Psychology programs. She also provides clinical supervision and services at the WIU Psychology Clinic.

Research:

Dr. Louck Davis’ clinical research interests currently include severe personality disorders, sexually violent predators and compassion fatigue. Past research experiences included topics such as the use of humor in therapy, police assisted suicide, and female life-sentenced offenders.