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Nicholas P. Seivert

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
Main Hospital, Room 8543
3401 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BS (Psychology: Social Science)
Loyola University Chicago, 2010.
MA (Clinical Psychology)
Wayne State University, 2014.
PhD (Clinical Psychology)
Wayne State University, 2018.
Post-Graduate Training
Predoctoral Intern, Pediatric Psychology/Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Department of Pediatrics, 2017-2018.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Pediatric Psychology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2018-2020.
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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, 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.

Seivert, N.P, Park, C., Rychik, J, Goldberg, D.J., Demianczyk, A., & Dodds, K.M.: Psychological functioning and parameters of physiological status in youth with Fontan circulation. Poster presentation at the American Heart Association Scientific Session. Boston, MA November 2021.

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.

Song, Y., Sundesha, A., Tangella, K., Seivert, N.P., Garcia, A., Ziegfeld, S., Parrish, C.: Initial validation of clinical 4-item measure of pediatric burn injury specific parental guilt. Poster presentation at the virtual Pediatric Trauma Society 2020 Annual Meeting November 2020.

Brosbe, M.S., Ostrander, R., Seivert, N.P., & Brenner, J.: Behavioral intervention for executive and emotional functioning in a young child with complex congenital heart disease: A case report. Poster presentation at the virtual 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.

Sommerhalder, M., Seivert, N.P., Seegan, P., Neu, A., Hewitt-Torres, A., & Parrish, C. : An examination of quality of life (QOL) of pediatric patients on a pediatric hemodialysis unit. Poster presented at Pediatric Academic Society (PAS) 2020 Meeting in Philadelphia, PA. May 2020 Notes: **Cancelled due to COVID-19**

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