Nicholas P. Seivert, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Psychologist I - Single Ventricle - Cardiology in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
The Hub for Clinical Collaboration, Room 12550
3500 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2674266394
BS (Psychology: Social Science)
Loyola University Chicago, 2010.
MA (Clinical Psychology)
Wayne State University, 2014.
PhD (Clinical Psychology)
Wayne State University, 2018.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Psychological functioning in children and adolescents with chronic illness, family coping in chronic illness, comorbid medical and psychiatric disorders, pediatric integrated healthcare

Description of Research Expertise

Child and parent adjustment to adversity, pediatric medical traumatic stress, emotional development, integrated healthcare, clinical psychology training

Selected Publications

Seivert, N.P, Um, K., Rychik, J, Goldberg, D.J., & Dodds, K.M.: Utility of general versus specific health related quality of life measures in youth with single ventricle congenital heart disease and Fontan circulation. Poster presentation at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference. Chicago, IL March/April 2023.

Seivert, N.P, Um, K., Rychik, J, Goldberg, D.J., O'Malley, S., Paridon, S., McBride, M., & Dodds, K.M: Associations between exercise capacity and psychological functioning in youth with Fontan circulation. Poster presentation at 26th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease. Rio Mar, PR February 2023.

Seivert, N. P., Werntz, A., Hsueh, L., Sain, K., Washburn, J. J., & Cavell, T. A.: Career-enhancing research competencies: Student perceptions of research training in clinical psychology doctoral programs. Poster presentation at the Council of University Directors of Clinical Psychology Mid-Winter Meeting 2023, San Diego, CA January 2023.

Rychik, J, Goldberg, DJ, Rand, E, Mancilla, E, Heimall, J, Seivert, NP, Campbell, D, O’Malley, S, & Dodds, KM: A Path FORWARD: Development of a Comprehensive Multidisciplinary Clinic to Create Health & Wellness for the Child & Adolescent with a Fontan Circulation. Pediatric Cardiology 43(6): 1175–1192, August 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s00246-022-02930-z. Epub 2022 May 23. Erratum in: Pediatr Cardiol. 2022 Jun 13.

Seivert, N.P, Park, C., Rychik, J, Goldberg, D.J., Demianczyk, A., & Dodds, K.M.: Mental health symptoms and health related quality of life in youth with Fontan circulation. Poster presentation at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference. Phoenix, AZ April 2022.

Seegan P.L., Tangella K., Seivert N.P., Reynolds E., Young A., Ziegfeld, S., Garcia A, Hodgman E, Parrish C: Factors associated with pediatric burn clinic follow-up after emergency department discharge. Journal of Burn Care and Research 43(1): 207-213, January/February 2022.

Sundesha, A. S., Seivert, N. P., Ziegfeld, S., Green, K., Garcia, A., Thompson, B. S., & Parrish, C.: Characteristics of pediatric burn patients with child protective services involvement at an academic children’s hospital. Poster presentation at the American Burn Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. April 2021.

Sommerhalder, M.S., Schulman, J., Grados, M., Parrish, C., Praglowski, N., Ostrander, R., Garofano, J., Seivert, N.P., & Reynolds, E.K.: Preliminary findings from the implementation of behavioral parent training in a partial hospitalization program. Evidence-Based Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health 6(4): 473-483, 2021.

Seivert, N.P., Reynolds, E., Brenner, J., Parrish, C., Ostrander, R., & Brosbe, M.: Parenting stress and neurodevelopmental outcomes in children with congenital heart disease. Poster presented at the virtual the 9th Annual Scientific Session of the Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Collaborative. November 2020.

Tangella, K., Seivert, N.P., Song, Y., Ziegfeld, S., Garcia, A.,. Williams, L., & Parrish, C.: Predictors of clinic follow-up for pediatric burn patients after treatment and release from emergency department. Poster presentation at the virtual Pediatric Trauma Society 2020 Annual Meeting November 2020.

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Last updated: 09/01/2023
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