Counselor / Therapist in Los Angeles, CA

Catherine Lockwood, LMFT

Catherine Lockwood, LMFT photo
ISTDP Dynamic Psychotherapy and "Couples & Sex" Therapy
ISTDP - Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy. INDIVIDUAL THERAPY: A very powerful treatment for life and emotional issues that might be bothering you or someone you know or love. Anxiety, Depression, feeling stuck, Self-Esteem, healthier habits, Aging, Trauma, Healing from Abuse, Aging, Education & Career issues, Loss, Grief & Bereavement, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity, creating healthier habits, transforming recurring Negative Patterns.

"COUPLES THERAPY" and "COUPLES & SEX THERAPY": I am a clinical member of the American Association of Couples and Sex Therapists (AACAST) and am a long-term member of an advanced couples and sex therapy supervision group at UCLA medical school. Among the modalities I utilize for Couples Therapy are the Dialogue of Intimacy and Sensate Focus. Couples find my approach extremely useful in resolving differences and enjoying better communication and greater satisfaction with their relationship.
Biographical Information
Catherine Lockwood, M.A., M.F.T., is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (California license # MFC38789).

Her private practice is located in Brentwood Village on the Westside of Los Angeles, where she provides psychotherapy, couples and sex therapy, trauma treatment, and adolescent and family counseling.

Lockwood graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Science from the University of California at Berkeley and a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from Ryokan College in Los Angeles.

She is a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) Semel Institute training and supervision program in Couples Therapy and Sex Therapy through the American Association of Marriage and Sex Therapists (AACAST).

She has studied Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) and Dynamic Emotion-Focused Therapy (DEFT) with the top world teachers both in the U.S. and abroad.

Lockwood is also a graduate of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute Level 1 Treatment of Trauma program and was trained by its founder Dr. Pat Ogden.

She holds a Certification in Family Therapy, a multi-year education & training program, from American Association of Marriage & Family Therapists (AAMFT).

Lockwood has served on the faculty of the Doctoring/Clinical Skills program at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, instructing and training medical students in clinical skills and psychological/emotional factors that impact patient health.

She also serves as a clinical supervisor overseeing the work of Marriage and Family Therapist (M.F.T.) interns and trainees. She has been a clinical supervisor at Vista del Mar Child & Family Services as well as for the Southern California Counseling Center (SCCC), both in Los Angeles. She served as lead clinician & bilingual mental health clinician at North Valley Youth & Family Center, where she also supervised interns. She currently supervises interns in private practice.

Lockwood is a clinical member of the California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists (CAMFT) and AACAST.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Life Transitions
 Anger Management  Loneliness
 Anxiety and Panic  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Bicultural Difficulties  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Caregiver Issues  Premarital Counseling
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Relationship Issues
 Couples Therapy  Self Esteem Issues
 Depression  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Gay or Lesbian Issues  Stress Management
 Gender Identity / Transgenderism  Trauma and PTSD
 Gifted / Talented Issues  Women's Issues
 Grief and Loss  Work and Career Issues
 Life and Wellness Coaching
 Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists (CAMFT)
American Association of Couples and Sex Therapists (AAMFT)
Payments Accepted
Cash, check, PPO insurance accepted toward fee
Hours:7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
Brentwood Village
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