Savannah Lokey

Savannah Lokey, Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Resident in Clinical Psychology

Pronouns: She/Her
Populations Served: Adults, Couples
Specialties: Anxiety, PTSD Treatment, LGBTQIA+ Individuals
Locations: Arlington, Virtual

Dr. Lokey earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the APA-accredited program at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She completed her predoctoral internship at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at the University of California – Los Angeles. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree from Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University and completed a 2-year post-baccalaureate fellowship at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).

Dr. Lokey has provided therapy and assessment services to clients in a variety of settings, including several academic medical centers, psychiatric hospitals, and outpatient clinics in the Chicagoland and Los Angeles metropolitan areas. She has treated clients from historically marginalized communities, including Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), LGBTQIA+, and chronically ill and disabled individuals. She has also worked with a range of difficulties, from anxiety and depression, life stress, perinatal mental health issues, PTSD and complex PTSD, ADHD, individuals on the Autism spectrum, and severe conditions such as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Dr. Lokey is trained in delivering trauma-focused interventions such as Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and Prolonged Exposure therapy (PE). She is a certified administrator of the PEERS® program, which is a social skills program for adults on the Autism spectrum.

Dr. Lokey works with adults (18+) and couples and uses an integrative and collaborative approach to therapy. She uses evidence-based treatments, which include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). Dr. Lokey individually tailors treatment to fit her clients’ goals, personal identity, and values. She creates a warm, empathic, and non-judgmental space where clients feel invited to share who they are and bring their whole selves to treatment.

Dr. Lokey regularly attends educational seminars and is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), Society for Research in Psychopathology (SRP), Society of Biological Psychiatry (SOBP), and the Society for Digital Mental Health.