Timothy G. Lock, Ph.D.
EMDR Certified Therapist
Dr. Timothy G. Lock specializes in clinical assessment and psychotherapy from a Catholic depth perspective, focusing both on root causes as well as symptom reduction, and working with patients to access, understand, and treat the underlying sources of many psychological symptoms and challenges.
Dr. Timothy Lock is a Catholic father, husband, Franciscan tertiary, clinical psychologist, and educator. He is the founder and director of the Goretti Center for Healing and Forgiveness and full-time Director of Psychological Services at St. Joseph’s Seminary (Dunwoodie). Dr. Lock has recently published Choosing Forgiveness: Unleashing the Power of God’s Grace, with Fr. Thomas Berg. In addition, Dr. Lock has published professional articles and book chapters in the area of clergy sexual misconduct, same-sex attractions, psychological trauma, and traumatic memory. He has lectured nationally and internationally to seminarians, clergy, mental health practitioners, and the general public on issues including the treatment of anxiety, forgiveness, Catholic psychology, Catholic psychotherapy, clergy sexual misconduct, and the psychology of same-sex attractions. Dr. Lock is proud to be a member of the Holy Alliance Ministry, offering free psychological consultation and services to Bishops.
Two options for seeing Tim
Goretti Center – Brookfield CT