Lori Burkett, Psy.D., LCP

Working in the mental health field since the early 1990’s, Dr. Lori Burkett has provided services to individuals across the lifespan in a variety of settings (inpatient, community, forensic, residential, and university). She is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Virginia. Dr. Burkett is a Forensic Evaluator for the Commonwealth of Virginia having completed training through the Institute of Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy for juvenile and adult populations. Dr. Burkett provides counseling services from a collaborative and strength-based perspective to children (10+), teens, and adults. She has a nonjudgmental approach and believes that the therapeutic relationship is essential to success in treatment.

Dr. Burkett completed her Master’s (M.A) and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D) from Regent University. She completed a Master’s (M.A) in Criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and her Bachelor (B.S.) degrees in Psychology and Sociology from Evangel University in Missouri. Committed to ethical and effective mental health services, Dr. Burkett invests time in a wide variety of clinical, teaching, research activities. She is a published author and enjoys developing curriculum and writing on topics related to mental health from a faith perspective. Dr. Burkett is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS).

Dr. Burkett is an avid gardener, transforming landscapes in friend’s and family’s lawns. Where there is a bare patch of ground, she is sure to find the right bulb for it. Legend has it that Dr. Burkett can revive any office plant.

Specialties: Psychological (specific to mood disorders, sexuality, psychosis, and dissociative disorders) and Forensic Evaluations (CST, OCST, and MSO). Individual Therapy – mood disorders, grief/loss, LGBTQ+, issues of spirituality and faith (from a Christian perspective). Dr. Burkett has a specific passion for working with teens and young adults who are grappling with their identity and sexuality.

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