Dr. Kelli McSwan
Kelli McSwan, Ph.D., graduated with her M.A. in Experimental Psychology and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Loma Linda University. She went on to complete a 2-year, APA approved post-doctoral fellowship in Neuropsychology from University of Oklahoma Health Sciences and became licensed in 2002. Dr. McSwan has worked in the area of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) assessment and rehabilitation her entire career. She has taught, published, and presented nationally on TBI and TBI assessment.
Dr. McSwan previously worked at Casa Colina Centers for Rehabilitation in their post-acute rehabilitation program, were she was provided with the unique perspective of seeing how her clinical testing manifested in a real world environment as part of an inter-disciplinary team providing intensive rehabilitation in a community based rehabilitation facility, and in the community. Dr. McSwan also worked as a Certified Brain Injury Specialist Trainer (CBIST) training and certifying a multi-disciplinary team of clinicians and technicians to be Certified Brain Injury Specialists.
Dr. McSwan has worked with the veteran population at both the University of Oklahoma VA Medical Center and the Loma Linda VA Medical Center providing assessment (dementia, TBI, movement disorders, stroke, etc.) and working as part aninter-disciplinary poly-trauma team for veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with TBI and poly-trauma.
Dr. McSwan currently works at Rancho Los Amigos Centers for Rehabilitation working with a variety of patients with TBI, spinal cord injury (SCI), stroke, etc., and providing pre-surgical evaluations or individuals with SCI as well as co-morbid behavioral disorders, addiction, and mental illness. Dr. McSwan is also involved in the teaching and supervision of doctoral level students, interns, and fellows.
Since 2002, Dr. McSwan has worked in the medico-legal arena as either an expert, or aclinical treater. Dr. McSwan continues to work with an inter-disciplinary team to provide assessment, and treatment for patients with TBI and poly-trauma involved in litigation.