WVIA’s ‘Call the Doctor’ host Dr. Lauren Hazzouri receives Psychology in the Media award | WVIA

WVIA’s ‘Call the Doctor’ host Dr. Lauren Hazzouri receives Psychology in the Media award

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PITTSTON, Pa. – Dr. Lauren Hazzouri, host of WVIA-TV’s Call the Doctor, is to be recognized by The Pennsylvania Psychological Association as the 2016 recipient of the Psychology in the Media Award at their annual conference. Dr. Hazzouri will be honored for her work on the WVIA program as well as other media outlets.


Given to those who excel in the psychological field, the PPA hosts annual awards to honor those who have made significant contributions. On being recognized Hazzouri states “It’s a real honor, and a huge step in my mission to bring psychology to the public.”


Founded in 1933, the Pennsylvania Psychological Association (PPA) is the third largest state association affiliated with the American Psychological Association.  Our vision is to promote the science and practice of psychology by supporting psychologists to meet the evolving needs of the public.


Dr. Lauren Hazzouri graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a major in psychology from The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, where she was an Evan Pugh Scholar.  She completed her Master of Arts degree in psychology and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Marywood University, Scranton.


Currently, Dr. Hazzouri is owner and Licensed Psychologist at Hazzouri Psychology, Scranton, where she treats a full range of emotional and behavioral difficulties that occur in various settings.  In addition, Dr. Hazzouri is Entrepreneur in Residence on IvankaTrump.com, contributing to the #WomenWhoWork campaign in an effort to provide Millennials with tips on how to become their best selves and provides posts to help teen girls and young adult women learn to be brave and live with vigor on DrLaurenHazzouri.com. Her research interests include attachment, unhealthy relationship patterns, self-esteem, and addiction interaction. Dr. Hazzouri is on the public education committee of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association and is a member of the American Psychological Association.


Call the Doctor airs Wednesday nights at 7 p.m. on WVIA-TV with re-airs on Sundays at 4 p.m. Information and individual episodes are also available to view on-demand at wvia.org/ctd



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