Polly Westcott, Psy.D.

Education

  • Indiana University School of Medicine, ABPP Post-doctoral Residency
  • Widener University, Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology, M.A. in Clinical Clinical Psychology
  • Indiana University, M.S. in Counseling Psychology
  • Purdue Univeristy, B.A.

Clinical Populations (not limited to)

  • (Not all population groups are listed, please use the filters on the previous page for full results.)
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Coping with Chronic / Terminal Illness Issues
  • Depression
  • Grief and Loss
  • Life Adjustments and Transitions
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Provides: Forensic Assessment and Consultation: Criminal, Forensic Assessment and Consultation: Civil, and Individual Therapy
  • Treats Patient ages: 6-55 or Older

Past Clinical Experience

  • Residency: Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Internship: Widener University (captive internship including neuropsychology private practices, inpatient psych unit)
  • Practicum: Widener University (captive practicum including neuropsychology private practices, counseling center, child sex abuse treatment program)
  • Practicum: Indiana University (adolescent detention program, Indiana Women’s Prison)

Psychotherapy Approach

  • CBT
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Biofeedback

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • APA
  • IPA
  • NAN
  • BIAI

Dr. Polly Westcott has been practicing psychologist in Indiana since 2004.  She is clinical psychologist with post-doctoral training in neuropsychology and forensics.  She works with patients from a cognitive behavioral therapeutic perspective including active use of biofeedback to treat mood disorders, adjustment to life transitions, posttraumatic stress, and various medical disorders.  Employing her neuropsychology background, she conducts neuropsychological assessment and as well as works to help caregivers and patients with brain based-disorder cope and strategize to improve their functioning. She is a nationally known legal consultant for criminal and civil cases involving brain based and psychological disorders.

In her spare time, Dr. Westcott runs the Psychologically Healthy Workplace Program for the State of Indiana and is also a national steering committee member for the American Psychological Association.   She is an avid runner and triathlete and loves to cultivate the passion of running races across the country with her family.