Laetitia Booysen holds a BA degree with a major in Sport Science and Psychology, as well as a PGCE in Educational Psychology and Sports Sciences from the University of Stellenbosch. In 2009, she worked at a state hospital alongside a Clinical Psychologist and during this time she developed a passion for psychology and human behavior. She went on to complete an Honours degree in Psychology at her Alma Mater in 2010.
Laetitia suffered from bulimia nervosa during her teen years and into her mid-twenties. In 2010, she was also diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Her personal experience with both illnesses motivated her to study both in her Honours year.