Nicole Schneider, PsyD

Department or Service


  • Texas Medical Center

Phone: 832-822-3700

Contact Information

6701 Fannin Street
Suite 1630
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine postgraduate education 2015
George Fox University postgraduate education Doctor of Psychology 2013
University of Louisville School of Medicine internship 2013


Dr. Schneider is a licensed psychologist and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Schneider specializes in the practice of pediatric psychology, primarily working with children, adolescents, and young adults with medical conditions. She is especially passionate about the evaluation and treatment of oncology and bone marrow transplant patients. Dr. Schneider utilizes evidence-based therapies in working with this population, whether there are concerns related to adjustment to a cancer diagnosis, adherence to a medical regimen, anxiety, depression, or behavioral disturbances. In her practice, Dr. Schneider aims to emphasize ways in which a family’s strengths can help them manage difficult situations.

Clinical  Interests: Adjustment to chronic and acute illness, adolescent/young adult oncology, pediatric oncology and bone marrow transplant, palliative/end-of-life care.

Research Interests: Medical communication, adolescent/young adult oncology, bibliotherapy in chronic illness populations


Organization Name Role
Society of Pediatric Psychology (APA Division 54) Member
Society of Pediatric Psychology, Consultation/Liaison Special Interest Group Research, Intervention, and Outcomes Committee Co-Chair

Selected Publications

Schneider, N. M., Tully, C. B., Washington, G. A., & Price, K. L. (2016). Information needs among adolescent bariatric surgery patients and their caregivers. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases 12(4), 876-81. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2015.10.071.

Schneider, N. M., Steinberg, D. M., Grosch, M. C., Niedzwecki, C., & Cline, V. D. (2016). Decisions about discussing traumatic loss with hospitalized pediatric patients: Perspectives from multidisciplinary medical team providers. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology 4(1), 63-73. doi: 10.1037/cpp0000130