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Laura M. Lokers, L.C.S.W.

Education:

  • Internship (August 2004- January 2006), Anxiety Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Fellowship ( January 2006- January 2007) Anxiety Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Master of Social Work - Interpersonal Practice, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, April 2005
  • Bachelor of Arts – Psychology, Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC, May 2003
  • Bachelor of Arts- Sociology, Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC, May 2003

Research Interests:

  • Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Anxiety Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Treatment of Impulse Control Disorders

Clinical Interests:

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Impulsive Control Disorders: Trichotillomania and Skin-Picking
  • Group Behavioral Therapy of Adult Anxiety Disorders and Comorbid Depression

 

Recent or Representative Publications:

Himle, J.A., Fischer, D.J., Van Etten, M.L., Muroff, J., Lokers, L., Hanna, G.L., & Abelson, J.A. (2006) Videoconferencing-based cognitive-behavioral treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Behavior Research and Therapy.

Himle, J.A., & Fischer, D.J., Lokers, L. (In Press). Panic disorder and agoraphobia. In B. Thyer and J. Wodarski, Eds., Handbook of Empirical Social Work Practice