Articles by Kylie McColligan-Oleski, PsyD

Kylie McColligan-Oleski, PsyD, is a psychologist in integrated primary care with Geisinger Health System. She earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from Marywood University in 2016 and also provides clinical supervision to doctoral students in Marywood University’s PsyD program. Dr. McColligan-Oleski is also heavily involved with the Pennsylvania Psychological Association, where she is the chair of the Early Career Psychologist Committee.

5 Tips for Nailing the Intake Process

5 Tips for Nailing the Intake Process

Meeting with a client for a first-time appointment or an intake assessment can be quite overwhelming – especially as a trainee! Only having 60 minutes to obtain all of the information you need is often challenging and sometimes even feels impossible.

However, I encourage you to think of the intake assessment as both a skill and an art; a skill and an art that can be honed through practice and by implementing the tips offered below. Rest assured that by the time you begin your career as a psychologist, intakes will flow fairly routinely and may not even take a full hour to complete.

Which Prep is Right for you? Find the Best Study Materials to Conquer the EPPP

Which Prep is Right for you? Find the Best Study Materials to Conquer the EPPP

You did it! You’ve graduated with your doctorate in psychology and are only a few steps away from fulfilling your dream of becoming a licensed psychologist! Although the licensure process consists of several steps, preparing for and passing the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP) is definitely the biggest hurdle in becoming licensed.