Simone Sims-Riley, PsyD | PCOM Clinical Psychology | Match Day 2022
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Simone Sims-Riley (PsyD '23) 
Match Day 2022

March 21, 2022

Students graduating from the Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (PsyD) program are celebrating the next step in their professional journey. Here they share what has inspired them along the way and what advice they would give to new students.

PCOM clinical psychology student Simone Sims-Riley matched into Adult Clinical and Health Psychology at Geisinger Hospital.Where did you match?

Geisinger Hospital in Danville, PA.

What specialty did you match into?

I matched into adult clinical and health psychology. 

How did you feel when you found out you had matched?


What inspired you to pursue behavioral health?

I recognized a need for people of color on behavioral health treatment teams to increase help-seeking behaviors in the African American community.

What advice would you give to a first year student starting their journey?

Develop good relationships with your peers and the faculty in the program.

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