Our Team


Kearston Barwegen, MA

Clinical Psychology Doctoral Intern


Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Acquired Brain Injury
Medical Conditions
Anxiety Disorders
Depressive Disorders
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Executive Functioning Training
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)


Doctoral Training: Clinical Psychology, Wheaton College, Wheaton IL
Master’s Degree: Clinical Psychology, Wheaton College, Wheaton IL
Bachelor’s Degree: Psychology, Western Illinois University, Macomb IL

Kearston is a Doctoral intern conducting neuropsychological and psychological assessment services and therapy at MiraCare. She is currently in the final year of her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at Wheaton College. Kearston has worked with people across the lifespan in a variety of settings, including private practice, outpatient settings, university hospitals, and veteran’s affairs hospitals. She has experience conducting psychological and neuropsychological assessments with adolescents, adults, and older adults. Through efficient and comprehensive testing and clinical interview, she aims to obtain a thorough understanding of an individual’s unique cognitive, emotional, and behavioral functioning in order to inform intervention planning and provide recommendations towards growth for each individual. Kearston also has experience working within interdisciplinary teams and contributing to communication among treatment team members.

In her free time, Kearston loves to spend quality time with her partner, family, friends, and puppy named Sicily. In addition, she loves traveling, hosting game nights, cooking, and the outdoors.

additional information

  • Location: Palos Heights & Tinley Park

  • Telehealth: Yes, if appropriate


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