Are you feeling stuck in a painful cycle of fear, anger, worry or sadness?
Is relationship stress challenging your ability to concentrate or communicate effectively?
Are you struggling with understanding your emotions and behavior?
Do you want to improve your self-esteem and the overall quality of your life and relationships?
Know you are not alone and Lisa Locke, M.S, LMFT can help.
Lisa is committed to offering compassionate and collaborative assistance with these and many other life issues.
ABOUT LISA LOCKE:
Lisa Locke majored in communications at Bradley University. After graduation she began her career in media arts as an advertising account manager with The Chicago Sun-Times. During that time Lisa married and developed an interest in studying relationships and family dynamics. This interest led her to enroll in graduate school at Governor’s State University, with the desire to become a relationship expert. However, graduate school was put on hold after the birth of her daughter. At this stage, Lisa joined the family business as a real estate agent to allow her to spend more time with family. After several years in real estate, Lisa moved to California to encourage her husband’s screen writing career. Hollywood offered new opportunities for Lisa to pursue acting and writing in addition to real estate. But as exciting as these endeavors where, they did not fully incorporate her skills and passion. It was not until she was asked to lead a marriage enrichment group that Lisa felt a renewed sense of calling. Lisa then attended Fuller Graduate School and earned her M.S degree in Marital and Family Therapy. She worked for several years in community mental health helping families build resilience and improve overall life functioning. Lisa brings a wealth of professional and life experience to her current private practice in Burbank. In addition to being a psychotherapist, Lisa is also an author, artist, presenter, wife and mother.
Lisa Locke is a psychotherapist who specializes in working with individuals, couples and families in the areas of:
· Pre-marital therapy
· Couples therapy
· Relationship/family issues
· Self-improvement and growth
During the course of her studies, Lisa became particularly interested in restoration therapy and dedicates a significant portion of her practice to help those suffering with reoccurring patterns of distressful emotions and behavior. Lisa has also focused her study and attention on working with couples and individuals to promote healthy relationships and improve self-awareness, self-acceptance and emotional regulation.
She works regularly with clients dealing with:
· Identity issues
· Low self-esteem
Lisa Locke also works with clients dealing with creative issues related to being an artist, entertainer and/or entrepreneur. Her background in media arts, entertainment and business uniquely position her to understand some of the industry's demands and challenges facing creative and entrepreneurial couples and individuals.
Certifications and Training:
· Certified in Restoration Therapy
· Trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
· Certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
· Certified in Seeking Safety
· Certified in FOCUS (Families Over Coming Under Stress)
Lisa Locke believes that change is possible and healing begins with compassion and self-awareness. Lisa believes in providing a safe, non-judgmental environment for you to gain greater knowledge about your personal uniqueness. As you explore thoughts, feelings and actions as they relate to past and present issues, greater clarity is gained that leads to growth. Lisa understands that it is through a willingness to explore emotions, identify troublesome patterns of behavior and practice new skills that change happens.
Lisa Locke offers sensitivity and a solution based, client centered approach to therapy. She also often incorporates artistic elements in therapy to help clients uncover deeper self defeating issues. Her therapeutic style is very interactive and relaxed with a focus on helping you Discover Hope for Your Future, Peace in Your Relationships and Healing from Your Past
If you would like more information about Lisa Locke’s approach to psychotherapy, please visit LisaLockeMFT.com.
Blockbuster Love - Part 1: Romance
Now Available at Amazon.com
Lisa Locke’s passion for helping couples and individuals build healthy relationships led to her latest endeavor - a four part series of books entitled Blockbuster Love: Lessons from the Movies on How to Create Lasting Love. In the first book, Part I: Romance, the author discusses elements of romantic love and uses movies to illustrate important lessons.
Part 2: Reality Coming Soon
Due for release later this year, the next book explores deeper stages of growing in love. Part 2 takes a look at what happens after the honeymoon stage, when things get real and some couples give up.