Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Independent Practice: Mary O’Leary Wiley
The Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Independent Practice is intended to recognize outstanding independent practitioners in psychology. The award is given to a psychologist working in an area of clinical specialization, health services provision, or consulting, and services provided to any patient population or professional clientele in an independent setting. The 2017 recipient is Mary O’Leary Wiley, who has demonstrated exemplary service in the areas of child treatment and trauma as well as adoption, raising awareness of social contexts. She has also contributed significant leadership in areas of professional practice such as mentorship and ethics. Wiley’s award citation, biography, and a selected bibliography are presented here.