Dr. DiGiovanni is a part-time clinical neuropsychologist at the Boston Child Study Center in Portland, Maine, where he conducts comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations for BCSC patients.
He has extensive experience assessing children, adolescents, and young adults with autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, concussion, moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI), sickle cell disease, genetic disorders, intellectual disabilities, learning disorders, spina bifida, seizures and epilepsy, and other medical or neurodevelopmental conditions affecting cognition. He has published in several prominent journals including Child Development, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Journal of Research on Adolescence, and the International Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Mental Health.
Dr. DiGiovanni received his undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Psychology from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). He then earned his master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and doctorate in Counseling Psychology at Boston College. His dissertation focused on how TBI survivors use Facebook support groups for informational and emotional support. He completed his pre-doctoral internship and 2-year postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center (HMC) in Hershey, PA. He trained in a variety of settings including a pediatric concussion clinic, autism clinic, ADHD clinic, NICU follow-up clinic, and an inpatient pediatric rehabilitation hospital.
After fellowship, Dr. DiGiovanni was appointed Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health at HMC. As faculty, he performed comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations, provided consultation services in the multidisciplinary pediatric concussion clinic, and supervised neuropsychology postdoctoral fellows. He moved to downtown Portland in July 2022 to join BCSC and to start his private practice – Beacon Light Neuropsychology.