About this episode
This episode explores the education and training of future psychologists with Dr Elly Quinlan. Elly describes her research unpacking tolerance of uncertainty in psychologists working with complex clients or clients who might be at risk, as well as the potential for discomfort to lead psychologists to avoid asking clients about their sexual abuse histories.
Dr Elly Quinlan is Senior lecturer and course coordinator for the Master of Professional Psychology program at the Australian College of Applied Psychology, based in Sydney, Australia. If you want to keep up to date with Elly’s research you can follow her on Research Gate
Research papers discussed in this episode
Sensitive content warning
This episode refers to suicide
and sexual abuse histories
in the context of things professional psychologists are likely to have discussions with clients about. However, these topics are not the main focus of the episode and lived experiences are not discussed. Please take care while listening and if you are feeling discomfort and think you would benefit from some support, please reach out to your GP or contact a service like Lifeline
Cite this episode
MacDonald, J. B. (Host). (2021, June 13). Education and training of future psychologists with Dr Elly Quinlan (No. 1) [Audio podcast episode]. In Psych Attack. www.psychattack.com
The transcript for this episode was developed by Eugenie Dale.