Krista M. Lofton, Psy.D., MPH, MBA


Dr. Krista Lofton is a postdoctoral fellow specializing in the treatment of adolescents, young adults, adults, and families with trauma, life changes, cultural identity issues, and adjustment, mood, and anxiety-related disorders.

Dr. Lofton tailors treatment to meet the unique needs of each of her clients, focusing on creating a warm, collaborative environment in which clients can be themselves. She is passionate about aiding her clients in their journey towards healing, and believes in creating and maintaining a strong therapeutic relationship with each of her clients, so they feel both seen and heard. Her treatment modalities are eclectic, combining elements of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), multicultural therapy, family systems, and solution-focused approaches. She is a strong advocate for mental health awareness within diverse communities and spends her time engaging the community in combating various social injustices.

In her practice, Dr. Lofton provides both individual and group therapies, administers psychological and forensic evaluations, and provides trauma-focused interventions. She completed her internship at NYU-Bellevue Hospital, where she received training in cognitive behavioral and psychodynamic theory while providing treatment and care to diverse populations. Following her doctoral program, she received extensive training in crisis prevention and management, long-term psychotherapy, forensic evaluations, and psychological assessment.

Dr. Lofton holds an undergraduate degree from Loyola Marymount University in the biological sciences, a Master of Public Health from the University of Southern California, and a Master of Business Administration in healthcare from Urbana University. She completed her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Pepperdine University.