Now there is help for your dog no matter where you live!

The Control Unleashed® program was created by renowned dog trainer Leslie McDevitt to help dogs learn how to better manage their stress, gain confidence and improve their impulse control and ability to focus around triggers and distractions. I am pleased to be among the exxclusive group of trainers internationally certified by Leslie herself to offer this innovative program virtually so that it is available to struggling dog guardians worldwide.

Who is it for: 

  • Dogs that are uncomfortable or unable to work around other dogs
  • Dog that are easily distracted and have difficulty concentrating
  • Dogs that are reactive or easily aroused
  • Dogs that are anxious or stressed and shut down
  • Dog that are unable to control their impulses when excited


In this 6 week program, you will gain skills, strategies and more confidence to manage your dog in the presence of triggers and stressful situations. You will also develop better communication and a more trusting relationship with your dog. You will learn to read your dog and communicate on a higher level. 

Your Instructor: 

Laurie C. Williams CPDT-KA CDTI CCUI is one of the first Certified Control Unleashed Instructors (CCUI) in Virginia and has been working with reactive dogs throughout her 35 years in the dog training profession. Laurie worked directly under the tutelage and mentorship of Leslie McDevitt herself to obtain this exclusive certification and was a presenter at the first ever Control Unleashed Conference in 2020.