Olivia originally hails from Ohio and graduated summa cum laude from The Ohio State University, majoring in psychology and public health. Following graduation, Olivia managed a research program and clinic at UCLA serving adolescents at-risk for suicide. Olivia is now a doctoral student in clinical psychology at Harvard University, with her research focusing on exploring strategies for expanding access to mental health services for youths and families. Specifically, Olivia works to elucidate how youth psychotherapies can be improved and redesigned to be more readily disseminated across a range of community-based settings.
Throughout her career, Olivia has mentored a range of students in conducting independent research and thriving during professional program admissions processes (e.g., doctorate programs; medical school). Her core strengths include psychology, statistics, and expository writing, as well as preparation for admissions processes. Olivia enjoys collaboratively working with students to identify their academic goals and supporting students in applying their strengths and refining their skills to achieve these goals.
In her free time, Olivia enjoys doing yoga, eating delicious food, and exploring new parts of Boston!