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Texas Medical Center

Phone: 832-822-3700


6701 Fannin Street
Suite 1630
Houston, TX 77030

Nicole Schneider, PsyD, ABPP

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Psychology 2015
George Fox University Postgraduate Education Doctor of Psychology 2013
University of Louisville School of Medicine Internship Clinical Child/Pediatric Psychology 2013
Vanderbilt University Bachelors Bachelor of Science 2008


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. Dr. Schneider is Board Certified in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.

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
International Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP) Global Health Network Psychosocial Working Group Co-Chair
Society of Pediatric Psychology (APA Division 54)

Society of Pediatric Psychology, Consultation/Liaison Special Interest Group
Former Co-Chair

Selected Publications

Schneider NM, Steinberg DM, Garcia AM, Guler J, Mudd E, Agoston AM, Schwartzkopf KN, Kullgren KA, Judd-Glossy L. Pediatric Consultation-Liaison Psychology: Insights and Lessons Learned During the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Clin Psychol Med Settings. 2022 Jun 06. PMID: 35668286.

Schneider NM, Karfunkle BL. Ethical challenges in providing psychological care to a pregnant adolescent with cancer. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology. 2022; 10(1):107-114.

Schneider, NM, Steinberg, DM, Pahl, DA, Steffin, DHM, Gangopadhyay, M. Ethical quandaries at end of life: Navigating real-world case examples as a pediatric psychologist. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology. 2022.

Steinberg DM, Schneider NM, Guler J, Garcia, AM, Kullgren KA, Agoston AM, Mudd E, Carter, BD, Judd-Glossy L. Pediatric consultation-liaison psychology services during the COVID-19 pandemic: Pivoting to provide care. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology. 2021; 9(1):1–11.

Cline GD, Steinberg DM, Kentor RA, Shellman AB, Fritz AM, Duran P, Schneider NM. Short report: sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can also hurt me: understanding language interpreters' perceptions of stress/growth and needs in a pediatric medical setting. Psychol Health Med. 2021 10; 26(9):1163-1171. PMID: 32603612.

Phipps S, Fairclough DL, Noll RB, Devine KA, Dolgin MJ, Schepers SA, Askins MA, Schneider NM, Ingman K, Voll M, Katz ER, McLaughlin J, Sahler OJZ. In-person vs. web-based administration of a problem-solving skills intervention for parents of children with cancer: Report of a randomized noninferiority trial. EClinicalMedicine. 2020 Jul; 24:100428. PMID: 32637901.

Steinberg DM, Santiago RA, Tanenbaum ML, Cline GD, Schneider NM. "It Made Me the Person I Am Today…": Survivors of Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancer Reflect on Their Experiences. J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2020 04; 9(2):239-246. PMID: 31738652.

Schneider, NM, Tully, CB, Washington, GA, Price, KL Information needs among adolescent bariatric surgery patients and their caregivers. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 2016; 4(12):876-881.

Schneider, NM, Steinberg, DM, Grosch, MC, Niedzwecki, C, Cline, VD. Decisions about discussing traumatic loss with hospitalized pediatric patients: A needs assessment of a multidisciplinary medical team. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology. 2016; 1(4):63-73.

Schneider, NM., Peterson, M, Gathercoal, K, Hamilton, E. Bibliotherapy’s effect on anxiety in children with cancer . International Journal of Child Health and Human Development. 2013; 3(6):337-345.


2020    Young Investigator Award, International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP)

Board Certification

American Board of Professional Psychology

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