Faculty – Timothy G. Lock, Ph.D.
Ph.D., Binghamton University
Dr. Lock is a licensed psychologist in full time private practice and the founder and director of the Goretti Center for Healing and Forgiveness. Working within a Catholic anthropology, he offers psychological assessment, psychotherapy, and psychological consultation both in person and over the internet. While Dr. Lock has a general practice, he does specialize in the treatment of clergy and male and female religious, as well as those who have experienced trauma, those who suffer from anxiety disorders, and those who struggle with sexual issues. Dr. Lock conducts psychological evaluations for individuals wishing to enter seminary and/or religious life, as well as for those already in the seminary and/or religious life. Also, Dr. Lock serves on the Boards of Directors of Courage International and of the Christian Counseling Center of Greater Danbury, where he also is the Clinical Supervisor. Dr. Lock has published professional articles and book chapters in the area of 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, Catholic psychology, Catholic psychotherapy, and the psychology of same-sex attractions. A Third Order Franciscan of the Immaculate, Dr. Lock lives with his wife of 23 years and their eight children in northwestern Connecticut.