Brandi Boan, Ph.D., MSCP
Licensed Clinical & Prescribing Psychologist
Dr. Boan has over a decade of experience in the fields of psychology and psychiatry. She completed her undergraduate education at Aurora University, double majoring in Biological Sciences and Psychology. She has a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Benedictine University and a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychopharmacology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She completed her doctorate education at Adler University.
Dr. Boan has extensive training that included a predoctoral internship and postdoctoral residencies. She completed her internship at Elgin State Hospital and her post-doctorate training at a variety of clinics and hospitals. Dr. Boan completed her neuropsychological training at Rush University and her residencies in Clinical Psychopharmacology in the Ascension Illinois Health System Hospitals.
Dr. Boan is an active member of the American Psychological Association, the Illinois Psychological Association, the Illinois Association of Prescribing Psychologists (Board Member), and the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology. Dr. Boan has authored several articles about healthcare, as well as given presentations and lectures, related to brain injury and concussions. She has also spoken about the importance of outreach and health services in rural areas. Dr. Boan is a healthcare pioneer and was the second prescribing psychologist to be licensed in the state of Illinois. Dr. Boan has also been recognized as a leader in the fields of Psychology and Neuropsychological Assessment.
Dr. Boan provides medication management for adults experiencing a psychiatric and psychological disturbance. She has experience treating anxiety disorders, depression, mood dysregulation disorders, and psychosis. She provides in-depth neuropsychological assessments, related to various neurological disorders, dementia-related disorders, developmental and learning disorders, mental health disorders, surgical evaluations, and evaluations related to differential diagnosis.
Dr. Boan’s approach to treatment involves a combination of biological, psychological, and philosophical principles to better understand behavioral, cognitive, and neurological functioning. This framework allows for a thorough conceptualization of a person’s personality, history, health, and assessment performance. Understanding “the whole” person allows for individualized treatment that incorporates medical and holistic treatment recommendations that will help the individual and their family. She believes that treatment is most successful when recommendations are collaborative, provide immediate results, and allow for lifestyle changes.
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