Dr. Lokken is a clinical psychologist who specializes in conducting psychological evaluations and therapuetic intervention. She works with children, adolescents, adults, and families from an integrative perspective, combining Cognitive-Behavioral, Solution-Focused, Family Systems, and Person-Centered orientation techniques to help her clients achieve their individual success. With more than 10 years of combined training and experience, Dr. Lokken strives to help individuals and families achieve their goals.
Dr. Lokken earned both her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology with a concentration in children and families. 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 during her APA-accredited internship.
Since being licensed in the State of Georgia, Dr. Lokken has assessed individuals involved with the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) and the Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS). She has developed and conducted assessments in the areas of substance abuse, parental fitness, and custody disputes with adults. 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 supervising and training the psychological assessment team at a Metro-Atlanta based private practice. She currently conducts psychoeducational evaluations within the Atlanta Public School System charter schools, as well as participates in ongoing IEP 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.