Distinguished Service to the Profession of Psychology Award Recipient 2023

The Distinguished Service to the Profession of Psychology Award honors a Certified Specialist whose career represents outstanding contributions to psychology by way of research, professional publications, policy development and implementation, teaching, training, or advocacy for the profession. 

ABPP is pleased to announce the 2023 award recipient: Kyle Boone, PhD, ABPP.

Kyle Brauer Boone, PhD, ABPP, is in private practice in Torrance, California, and is a Clinical Professor within the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at UCLA.  She has published over 125 peer-reviewed articles in the area of neuropsychological assessment, primarily regarding the development and validation of neurocognitive performance validity tests, and also has authored/co-authored/edited seven books, the most recent of which, a second edition of Assessment of Feigned Cognitive Impairment:  A Neuropsychology Perspective, was released in 2021.  She has also published two tests used to assess for performance validity on neuropsychological exams:  the b Test and the Dot Counting Test.  She was director of the neuropsychological testing service at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center from 1986 to 2008, and then taught from 2008 to 2016 in the doctoral program at the California School of Forensic Studies at Alliant International University.  She is board certified in clinical neuropsychology (ABPP/ABCN), serves on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, and is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the National Academy of Neuropsychology.