About Dr. Wiley
Mary O'Leary Wiley, Ph.D. is a Board Certified Psychologist. She received her doctorate from the University of Maryland in 1982, having received her Bachelor's degree from Penn State and her Masters degree from the University of Maryland. She served as Staff Psychologist at Ithaca College in New York from 1982-1985 and was appointed Director of Psychological Services there from 1985-1988. Dr. Wiley then moved to the Washington, DC area and began a private practice in 1989. This practice grew to include seven mental health specialists and was called Psychological Solutions in Gaithersburg, Maryland. She began practice here in her native Altoona in 1995.
Dr. Wiley specializes in the individual treatment of adults and college students experiencing depression, anxiety, panic attacks, relationship concerns, grief and loss, eating disorders, and adoption issues. She works with individuals with complex trauma histories and dissociative disorders.
Dr. Wiley has been active nationally in her profession. She is currently President-elect of the Society of Counseling Psychology (Division 17 of the American Psychological Association). Dr. Wiley served as President of the American Board of Counseling Psychology (2016-2017), having served as President-elect (2013-2015) and will be Past President (201-2019). She has served as Vice President for Professional Practice for the Division of Counseling Psychology in the American Psychological Association from 2000-2003. She has served as National Chair of the Section on Independent and Professional Practice for the Division of Counseling Psychology of the American Psychological Association and is former President of the Adoption Therapy Coalition. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Divisions 17 and 45) and a member of the& Pennsylvania Psychological Association and Central Pennsylvania Psychological Association. Dr. Wiley has been involved in research. She served on the Editorial Boards of The Counseling Psychologist (1997-2000) and Professional Psychology: Research and Practice (1989-1992). She has served as a reviewer for the Journal of Counseling Psychology and& Adoption Quarterly.
Dr. Wiley was chosen for the 2017 American Psychological Association (APA) Award for Professional Contributions to Independent Practice for her contributions to the field of psychology.
- Dr. Wiley's Education, Awards, and Professional Experience
- American Board of Professional Psychology
- American Psychological Association
- Anxiety Disorders Association of America
- Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
- Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
- Society of Counseling Psychology
- International Association for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation
- National Eating Disorders Association
- Pennsylvania Psychological Association