Dr. Lokken is a clinical psychologist who specializes in conducting psychological evaluations. She works with children, adolescents, and adults, using unique and specialized techniques to help her clients achieve their individual success. With more than 15 years of combined training and experience, Dr. Lokken strives to help individuals achieve their goals, build on their strengths, and improve on their weaknesses.
Dr. Lokken earned both her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology. During her training, she worked in the area of pediatric psychology with a focus on assessment and treatment of children with chronic illnesses. She has evaluated and treated children who have Autistic Spectrum Disorders, trauma victimization, learning disorders and developmental delays, and severe behavioral and emotional disorders. She has worked within inpatient (psychiatric and medical hospitals) and outpatient settings. Additionally, Dr. Lokken received specialized training in the assessment and treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD) during her APA-accredited internship.
Dr. Lokken holds dual licensure in both Georgia and Florida. Since being licensed, Dr. Lokken has assessed thousands of individuals for various reasons including diagnostic clarification, learning disabilities and ADHD, depression and anxiety difficulties, treatment resistance problems, and Autism Spectrum Disorders. She has developed and conducted assessments in the areas of substance abuse, parental fitness, and custody disputes with parents. Dr. Lokken evaluates individuals of multiple ages, from adults to young children, for problems with depression, anxiety, ADHD, and general emotional concerns. Her recent experience includes training and ongoing supervision for a psychological assessment team working with schools across the states of Georgia and Florida. She currently conducts psycho-educational evaluations within the Atlanta Public School System charter schools, virtual/online and homeschool programs, and participates in ongoing IEP and eligibility meetings. She consults with and educates parents of children with emotional and behavioral difficulties.
Dr. Lokken is a member of the Georgia Psychological Association and the American Psychological Association. She currently serves on the Committee for Continuing Education with the Georgia Psychological Association.