Luleen S. Anderson was born in the small farming community of Roberta, Georgia, the eighth of nine children.  The first in her family to attend college, she earned her A.B. from Wesleyan College, her M.A. from Emory University, and her Ph.D. from Boston University.  She practiced clinical psychology for many years in Boston and Quincy, MA, and Wilmington, NC, where she now lives.

The author of three books, Sunday Came Early This Week, Fill Me Up To Empty, and Under The Covers, as well as more than eighty articles in newspapers, magazines, and  scholarly journals, Dr. Anderson is a highly regarded clinician, writer, mentor, teacher and public speaker. 


Dr. Anderson's newest book, The Knack of a Happy Life: Nine Lessons on the Journey, is now available in bookstores and online.

"A happy life is our choice...misery is optional." Clinical psychologist Dr. Luleen Anderson draws on a lifetime of expertise and her own poignant experiences to show each of us how to make that choice for ourselves. With compassion, gentle humor and wisdom, her brief essays guide us through the major turning points of our lives. Men and women, young and old alike, will find hope, joy and insight in these delightful pages.

Knack of a Happy Life

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