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Kelly Nicole Banneyer, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Psychology

Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Clinical Child Psychology 2018
Baylor College of Medicine Internship Clinical Child/Pediatric Health Psychology 2016
University of Texas at Austin PhD Doctor of Philosophy 2016
University of Texas at Austin Masters Masters of Arts 2014
Rice University Bachelors Bachelor of Arts 2010


Dr. Banneyer is currently an Assistant Professor in the Psychology Section within the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). As an English-Spanish dual language health care provider, she aims to deliver evidence-based outpatient services to diverse youth in the Houston area. When working with children, she emphasizes a family-based approach to treatment.

Clinical Interests:

Dr. Banneyer is a psychologist within the Obsessive-Compulsive and Anxiety Disorders Program. Her areas of specialty including working with preschoolers, children, and adolescents struggling with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, social anxiety, selective mutism, separation anxiety, specific phobias, and generalized anxiety. She also specializes in working with young children whose anxiety presents as disruptive behavior. Dr. Banneyer uses evidence-based intervention, primarily exposure-based cognitive behavior therapy (ERP+CBT) and parent management training (PMT) in her work with children and their families.

Research Interests:

In line with her clinical interests, Dr. Banneyer aims to research and disseminate factors to enhance exposure-based cognitive behavioral therapy. Her current research projects include the investigation of the role of anxiety in families and the development of a brief intervention to treat anxiety in preschool-age children.


Organization Name Role
American Psychological Association (APA Division 53: Society for Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology) Member
Anxiety and Depression Association of America Member
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Member
International OCD Foundation Member

Selected Publications

Banneyer, K.N., Bonin, L., Price, K., Goodman, W. & Storch, E. A. (2018). Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Childhood Anxiety Disorders: A Review of Recent Advances. Current Psychiatry Reports 20(8), 65.

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