Psychotherapy, Brain Mapping & Neurotherapy

Dr. Lemare-Calaba is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Board Certified Quantitative EEG Diplomate and Neurotherapy Practitioner. She treats children, adolescents, adults, couples and families in her private practice offices in Valley Village, CA. Dr. Lemare-Calaba uses an integrated approach that blends traditional psychotherapy with brain assessment, biofeedback, neurofeedback and music. She is the creator of Musical Overtone Feedback, an experimental method of listening that uses overtone sounds to enhance the brain’s ability to learn.

The Library of Musical Overtone Sounds, recorded by Dr. Lemare-Calaba can be ordered by request.

Degrees

  • Psy.D. Doctor of Psychology, Pepperdine University (APA Approved), 1992
  • M.A. Master of Arts in Psychology, Pepperdine University, 1988
  • B.A. Bachelor of Arts in Music, University of California at Los Angeles, 1971

Licenses and Certifications

  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist (PSY 13961), California 1994
  • Senior Fellow and Mentor; Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA)
  • Board Certified Neurofeedback Provider (BCN), BCIA (#E1204) 1995
  • Certified in EEG Based Imaging: Quantitative EEG (QEEG); Society for the Advancement of Brain Analysis (SABA) 2001
  • Board Certified Quantitative EEG Technologist (QEEG-T); International Society for Neuronal Regulation (ISNR) 2011
  • Board Certified Quantitative EEG Diplomate (QEEG-D);  International QEEG Certification Board 2017

Honors:

  • Pass with distinction Pepperdine University Doctoral Clinical Psychology Competency Exam
  • Finalist, Fourth Annual Common Boundary Magazine Dissertation Award, 1993; The Potential of Musical Sound in Psychotherapy

Professional Experience:

  • Private Practice: 1994 – present
  • QEEG/Neurofeedback, clinic partnership with Barry Sterman, Ph.D., Beverly Hills, CA 2002 – 2013
  • Psychology study group with Allan Schore, Ph.D., bi-monthly, 1998 – present
  • Neurotherapy study group with Joel Lubar, Ph.D., weekly, 2015 – present
  • Psychologist, Hollywood Community Hospital of Van Nuys, CA 1994-1995
  • Staff Psychologist, No. Hollywood Medical Center, CA 1993-1995
  • Pre-doctoral Internship, Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center, Culver City, CA, 1992
  • Pre-doctoral Practicum, UCLA Pain Management Center, Westwood, CA, 1990
  • Pre-doctoral Practicum, Camarillo State Hospital (Neuropsychology Rotation), Camarillo, CA 1989
  • Pre-master’s Practicum, Tarzana Treatment Center, Tarzana, CA 1987-1988