St. Louis Children's Hospital


Department of Psychology
Post-Doctoral Residency in Pediatric Neuropsychology

Director: Suzanne Pierson, PhD, ABPP-CN
Department of Psychology
1 Children’s Place, Suite 3N-14
St. Louis, MO 63110

Telephone: 314-454-6069
Fax: 314-454-4013


Application deadline: January 2, 2020
Residency start date: September 8, 2020

Program will do interviews at INS: Yes (or remotely via Skype the week of INS)

Policy regarding on-site interviews: Applicants may arrange to interview on-site prior to INS. 

Clinical neuropsychology residency openings: 1
Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 1 (we accept a new resident every other year)

Residency/fellowship positions in psychology: 3 (2 pediatric psychology fellow, 1 neuropsychology fellow)

Clinical neuropsychologists: 3 Full-time; 1 Part-time; 0 Consultants (1 additional Full-time joining in 01/2020)
With ABCN/ABPP: 2 Full-time; 0 Part-time; 0 Consultants

Other psychologists: 11 Full-time; 3 Part-time; 0 Consultants
With ABPP: 0 Full-time; 1 Part-time; 0 Consultants

Graduate training of residency applicants:

Preferred: clinical psychology, school psychology
Accepted: counseling psychology, health psychology

Primary emphasis: Pediatric

Emphases of training opportunities:

Strong: neuropsychological assessment and consultation, multidisciplinary teams
Medium: research
Weak: psychotherapy, forensics, rehabilitation

Availability of patient populations:

Strong: epilepsy, neuro-oncology, hematology-oncology (pre- and post-bone marrow transplant, late effects, sickle cell disease), concussion/traumatic brain injury, hydrocephalus, general outpatient neurology
Moderate: cerebral palsy/perinatal stroke, solid organ transplant, congenital heart disease, genetics (emphasis on neurofibromatosis type 1)
Weak: autism/pervasive developmental disorders, ADHD/learning disability, psychiatric symptoms as the primary concern

updated 09/27/2019