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About Erin

Erin Loken is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with expertise in the treatment and evaluation of anxiety, OCD, Tic Disorders and Tourette Syndrome, mood disorders, and relational problems.  She specializes in cognitive-behavioral therapy for adults, teens, and children with anxiety.

Educated in cognitive behavioral therapeutic techniques by the UCLA Anxiety Disorders Clinic and Michael Cameron, PhD., attending psychologist (UCLA), Erin has sought the best education and training for CBT techniques.  She also holds a certification in Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT) from the Tourette Association of America.

Erin has been practicing for fourteen years and specializing in CBT for over a decade. She has also held positions in the Department of Psychiatry at Kaiser Permanente, the UCLA Rape Treatment Center working with high school populations, and an intensive outpatient drug rehabilitation center for teenagers and young adults.

Having led numerous groups for teenagers with anxiety and depression at these facilities, she is skilled in working with children, teens and families. Erin knows how anxiety can damage our valued and necessary relationships, leading to distress and depression. She is dedicated to helping others manage their anxiety so they can lead happier, fuller lives.

Certifications

Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention for Tics, Tourette Association of America

Certified Trauma Counselor, UCLA Rape Treatment Center

Training / Internships / Positions

UCLA Anxiety Disorders Clinic, Westwood, California

Michael Cameron, PhD., Cameron and Associates, cognitive-behavioral treatment

UCLA Rape Treatment Center of Los Angeles, High School Intervention

Kaiser Permanente, Department of Psychiatry Psychosocial Therapist (San Diego) and contracted specialist for anxiety (Los Angeles).

Of One Mind, Behavioral Health and Addiction Treatment for Teenagers

Maple Center of Southern California

Airport Marina Counseling Center

Education

MA, Marriage and Family Therapy, California State University, Northridge

BA,  Psychology, University of Florida

To set up an appointment or for more information, please contact Erin at 503-460-7091 or by email erin@erinloken.com