Clinical Psychologists Licensing and Disciplinary Board

Clinical psychologists became regulated in 1967. The practice of clinical psychology means the

independent evaluation, classification and treatment of mental, emotional, behavioral or nervous

disorders or conditions, developmental disabilities, alcoholism and substance abuse, disorders of habit

or conduct, or the psychological aspects of physical illness. The Board is made up of seven members

appointed by the Secretary, consisting of four licensed clinical psychologists, two psychology faculty

members of accredited colleges or universities, and one public member. The Board is charged with

providing expert knowledge and advice on disciplinary matters and professional performance and


* Bernhard E. Blom Ph.D. Mundelein

Michelle Hoy-Watkins Psy.D. Chicago

John P. Murray Psy.D. Downers Grove

Proshanta K. Nandi Ph.D., Public Member Springfield

Edelyn Verona Ph.D. Urbana

Julie Atkins Waites Psy.D. Wauconda

* Chairperson

Last Updated: April 1, 2014

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