Psychotherapy, Brain Mapping & Neurofeedback

Dr. Lemare-Calaba is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Board Certified Quantitative EEG Technologist and Neurofeedback 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 Founder of Musical Overtone Feedback, a method of auditory reinforcement that uses musical sound with
bio-neurofeedback to enhance the brain’s ability to learn.

The Library of Musical Overtone Sounds, recorded by Dr. Lemare-Calaba
for use with biofeedback and neurofeedback protocols, is available for
purchase and downloading.

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
  • Fellow and Mentor; Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA)
  • Board Certified Neurofeedback Provider (BCN), BCIA (#E1204) 1995
  • Faculty Member;  American Neurotherapy Association (ANA)
  • 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

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
  • Private Practice, QEEG/Neurofeedback, clinical partner with Barry Sterman, Ph.D., Beverly Hills, CA 2002 – present
  • Study Group with Allan Schore, Ph.D., bi-monthly, 1998 – 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