Jessica C. Kichler, PhD

Clinical Psychologist, Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-636-4336


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Clinical Interests

Pediatric psychology; congenital heart disorders; diabetes


Child and family adjustment and coping with chronic illness; adherence; neurodevelopmental and psychosocial outcomes from chronic illness


Dr. Jessica C. Kichler, PhD, is a pediatric psychologist, who specializes in working with chronically medically ill children and their families. She is also a certified diabetes educator (CDE). She provides individual, family, and group therapy for all ages of children and their families. In addition, she engages in research, education, and training in the areas of adjustment and coping, adherence, and the psychosocial outcomes of chronic illness in children and families.

Education and Training

PhD: Kent State University, Kent, OH, 2003.

Residency: Clinical Psychology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL.

Fellowship: Clinical Psychology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI.

Certification: Certified Diabetes Educator, 2008; Clinical Psychology, Ohio State Board of Psychology, 2011.


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