Emily Ingalls, Ph.D.
Emilys brings both strong academic training and previous organizational experience to Psychological Associates. Working in all parts of the business, from training and development to assessment and coaching, she enjoys working with her clients on a variety of challenging human capital issues.
Emily’s background is in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, with an emphasis on analytics and issues facing employers during selection and development processes.
Her years spent working within organizations allow for a keen understanding of how personnel decisions impact the day-to-day and strategic performance of the business over time. Emily believes in the necessity to see the whole individual in an assessment process, integrating cognitive, personality, and leadership tools with a structured interview to provide holistic insight into employees’ relevant strengths and areas for development.
Emily has a Master of Arts and a Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology. Her dissertation, titled “The Public Consequences of a Personal Choice: The Impact of the Decision to Be Childfree in Family Friendly America” explored how bias can impact individuals’ perceptions of their own abilities, as well as how they perceive others’.
Emily is a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), and has done several presentations at the SIOP national conference. In addition, she is a member of the Gateway Industrial-Organizational Psychologists group, and the National Human Resources Association. Emily has also served as an adjunct professor at the University of Missouri – St. Louis and Maryville University.