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Lauren M Schneider, Psy.D.

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Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine

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Pediatric Psychology, specifically the intersection of medicine and psychology in children, adolescents, and young adults with chronic medical conditions.  Dr. Schneider's current research involves applications of virtual reality to help prepare patients for medical procedures, examining the psychological needs of pediatric patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators, as well as a standardized psychosocial evaluation for pediatric solid organ transplant patients.

Teaching emphasis - evidence based approaches to child and adolescent psychotherapy


PsyD, Clinical Psychology, Nova Southeastern University (2010)

M.S., Clinical Psychology, Nova Southeastern University (2007)

B.A., Psychology, Ohio Wesleyan University (2005)


Dr. Schneider, is a Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine, where she also serves as Co-Director of the Medical Coping and Wellness Clinic and as the primary psychologist to the cardiology, heart transplant, and lung transplant teams at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford.    Dr. Schneider is a member of the Society of Pediatric Psychology (Special Interest Groups of Cardiology and Solid Organ Transplant), Heart Rhythm Society, and International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 

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1791 Arastradero Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Phone: (800) 818-6136 Fax: (650) 433-3888





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