Dr. Kimberly Lovelock is a licensed clinical psychologist (2017) in the state of Pennsylvania who has worked in the behavioral health field for nearly 20 years in a variety of levels of care throughout her career. She is passionate about providing therapy for individuals ages 17 years and older who are looking for help with understanding and moving through difficulties with anxiety, depression/mood disturbances, trauma, and the resulting problematic patterns of behavior(s) that can often develop as a response to trying to cope with these challenges. Dr. Lovelock is also pleased to provide couples’ therapy and works with couples to understand their interactions with their partner to improve the quality of communication and connection
with one another. Dr. Lovelock also provides psychological assessment for individuals 10 years old through adulthood.
Dr. Lovelock is formally trained in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and uses these to help others understand the connection between thoughts, feelings, behaviors, values, and motivation to change. She incorporates physical functioning, as well, drawing from health psychology concepts and interventions as appropriate. Dr. Lovelock also draws from psychodynamic, emotion-focused, and attachment theories to inform her approach to each individual she sees. Her work is collaborative with every client, ensuring a tailored plan for treatment while working together.
Dr. Lovelock completed her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology (PsyD) at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), an APA-accredited doctoral program. In addition, she earned a master’s degree (MS) in Clinical Health Psychology and Counseling at PCOM, an APA-accredited graduate
program. She completed an APA-accredited predoctoral internship at Friends Hospital in Philadelphia, PA, where she focused on developing and implementing recovery-oriented and trauma-informed approaches to clinical care of individuals and their support systems on the inpatient units, with a focus on using evidence-based interventions. She completed rotations on the adolescent, adult, and geriatric units, carrying out psychological assessment, individual and group therapies. In addition, she was trained in the administration of psychological assessment to children ages 4 years to older adulthood. Her doctoral dissertation focused on identifying constructs that are associated with mental health recovery in individuals with chronic and persistent mental illness. Dr. Lovelock completed her postdoctoral residency at Wellspan Philhaven (formerly Philhaven Behavioral Health) as the Team Lead of the Lebanon Assertive Community Treatment Team, where she worked with adults with chronic and persistent mental illness,
intellectual disabilities, and complex traumas. She has also served as the Senior Clinic Director of a large outpatient program with multiple service lines for the past several years.