Dr. Tony Allen Fletcher, Psy.D., ABPP is a clinical neuropsychologist, licensed clinical psychologist and board-certified forensic psychologist who specializes in the assessment of neurologically-based disorders, psychiatric disorders, and psychological problems. Conditions assessed include, but are not limited to: Anoxia, Aphasias, Anxiety and Depressive Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Attention Deficit Disorders, Birth Defects, Cerebral Vascular Accidents (stroke), Degenerative Disorders, Developmental Delays, Dementias, Encephalopathy, Hydrocephalus, Hypoxia, Impulse Control Disorders, Lead Poisoning, Learning Disabilities, Low Birth Weight, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Schizophrenia, Seizure Disorders (Epilepsy), Toxin Poisoning, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Tumors, and Vascular Disorders, as well as other mental and neurological illnesses.
Dr. Fletcher received his Master of Science (M.S.) and his Doctorate of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University in Florida, where he received extensive clinical and research training within the fields of clinical neuropsychology and some initial coursework in forensic psychology. He completed a pre-doctoral internship at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, and a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology in the Department of Neurology at the University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital. In addition to conducting research, writing, and supervising psychology externs and interns, Dr. Fletcher has specialized in the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, adults with various neurological and psychiatric complications.
In 1997, Dr. Fletcher was hired as a Clinical Neuropsychologist for the Isaac Ray Center, LLC through the Department of Psychiatry and the Law at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center where he performed all types of forensic, psychological, and neuropsychological evaluations regarding civil and criminal law. Dr. Fletcher began his private practice in Chicago in 2000 specializing in personal injury, medical/psychiatric/hospital negligence, competency to stand trial, and insanity evaluations. Due to his reputation in this field, he was hired as a Clinical Psychologist by the Department of Human Services of Illinois and placed at Elgin State Mental Health Center to evaluated reported cognitive and psychological status in patients found unfit to stand trial. Dr. Fletcher honed his forensic evaluation skills and is a well-regarded and sought-after presenter in issues related to malingering and response style, clinical neuropsychology, and fitness to stand trial. In conjuction with his forensic work, Dr. Fletcher has maintained his ongoing experience with children ages four and older, as well as in adolescents and adults in regards to psychological and neuropsychological evaluations.
Dr. Fletcher’s therapeutic orientation is in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and he is also certified in Dialetic Behavioral Therapy (DBT). Dr. Fletcher believes in applying interpersonal and intrapersonal skills to help his clients reach their fullest potential.
Dr. Fletcher has served as a consultant for various hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, schools, businesses, attorneys, nursing homes, and State organizations.