Gretchen A. Boules, Psy.D., MSCP, BC-TMH
Licensed Clinical & Prescribing Psychologist
Dr. Boules is the 5th Licensed Prescribing Psychologist in the state of Illinois and has been a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Illinois for over 25 years. Dr. Boules is the Founder, President and CEO of Boules Clinical Psychology Group PLLC, in Burr Ridge, IL.
Dr. Boules is the Program Manager for Alexian Brothers/Ascension Illinois Health Systems Prescribing Psychology Fellowship program; the only IDFPR approved program in the state of Illinois. Dr. Boules will also have the designation of being one of the first Prescribing Psychologists to see patients at Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health/Ascension Illinois Health Systems in 2022.
Dr. Boules is Board Certified in Tele-Mental health (BC-TMH) and is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200) with Yoga Alliance, the “gold standard” for yoga teacher training.
Dr. Boules received her BA from Loyola University of Chicago, and her MA and Psy.D. from Forest Institute of Professional Psychology. She completed her APA Approved Pre-doctoral Internship at the State University of New York at Buffalo. While at University at Buffalo, Dr. Boules was invited by Dr. Christine Courtois to field test a psychoeducational group for adult survivors of sexual abuse and was subsequently acknowledged in her book: Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse, by Dr. Christine Courtois. Dr. Boules has continued her work with trauma survivors in various settings. Dr. Boules completed her MSCP at Alliant International University/California School of Professional Psychology and her Certificate of Biological Sciences from Northwestern University. She is also one of the pioneering graduates from Alexian Brothers/Ascension Illinois Health Systems Prescribing Psychology Fellowship Program.
Dr. Boules served as Chief Clinical Psychologist and Director of the Psychology Practicum and Internship program at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, IL from 1992-1999. Dr. Boules’ Internship program received APPIC approval under her direction. Dr. Boules worked as a Clinical Psychologist for the Outpatient Clinic at Centegra Health Systems from 1996-2000. Dr. Boules was an adjunct faculty member for the Psychology Department at Elmhurst College from 1996-1999 where she taught undergraduate Psychology courses. Dr. Boules held the office of President for Chicago Society of Clinical Hypnosis from 2000-2002, Vice President from 1998-2000 and Newsletter Editor from 1996-1998.
Most recently, Dr. Boules was recognized in Hinsdale Living Magazine’s 2021 “Power Women” feature. Dr. Boules was also acknowledged in Hinsdale Living Magazine’s “Premier Doctors”2022 issue.
220 South Frontage Road, Suite 324
Burr Ridge, IL 60527