Provider Type: Psychologist
Serving: Adults 18-59, Adults 60+
Dr. Alexander P. Willett is a clinical neuropsychologist and a licensed clinical psychologist in the State of Illinois who completed his undergraduate degree from Illinois Wesleyan University and earned his Master's and Doctoral degrees from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Schaumburg Campus. His primary area of concentration is in clinical neuropsychology. Dr. Willett has experience providing assessment and therapeutic services to individuals across the lifespan.
Dr. Willett completed his Pre-Doctoral internship at the Northwestern Suburban Internship Consortium at the Vanguard Eldercare Medical Group where he had extensive training working with dementia and the elderly population. He has clinical experience since 2008 and during his doctoral training he primarily worked with adolescents and young adults in a variety of treatment settings.
Dr. Willett performs neuropsychological and psychological assessment for a variety of concerns and provides therapy using Cognitive Behavioral and Emotion Focused interventions, as appropriate. He also offers Faith-Based Christian Counseling when requested. He has interest and experience working with a variety of concerns such as adult ADHD/Attention Problems, Concussions and Traumatic Brain Injuries, Memory Problems such as Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia, Word-Finding/Aphasia Language Problems, Mood and Personality Disorders, Depression and Anxiety, Health and Sports Psychology, Weight Loss, Chronic Pain, and Christian Counseling.
As a Neuropsychologist, Dr. Willett specializes in the relationship between the brain and behavior. He has extensive training in evaluating neuropsychological conditions that impact the brain, diagnosing these conditions, and creating a comprehensive treatment plan for the identified condition. Dr. Willett will look at the person holistically and assess psychological, biological, and social factors which may be contributing to the difficulties that are hindering the person's overall well-being. Once the diagnosis or challenges have been identified, Dr. Willett will provide a variety of recommendations to enable the person to improve their life, navigate the challenges and barriers they face day-to-day, and function more efficiently in school, the working environment, the home, or in social settings. He values each person as an individual, and works closely with them to develop awareness, acceptance, and strategies for living a more balanced and rewarding life and enables them to grow beyond the difficulties they face.