Aimee N. Thompson, PsyD

Pediatric Psychologist, Clinical, Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology

Patient and Family Wellness Center

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-4336


Pediatric psychology; psychosocial hematology/oncology; grief and bereavement; end of life issues

Aimee Thompson, PsyD, joined Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology as an assistant professor of pediatrics within the UC College of Medicine after completing her fellowship in pediatric psychology at The University of Louisville, School of Medicine/Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky under the mentorship of Dr. Bryan Carter.

During her fellowship Dr. Thompson contributed to a study working to develop and implement a manualized treatment program for adolescents with chronic painful and fatiguing conditions. In addition she provided consultation-liaison services to a number of children and families referred by the various medical specialty teams.

Dr. Thompson works within the Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute at Cincinnati Children's, helping patients and families being treated within the Division of Hematology and the Division of Oncology cope with the demands of having a chronic illness, improve their adherence to treatment, and assess for and treat current emotional and behavioral concerns.

PsyD:  School of Professional Psychology, Wright State University, Dayton, OH, 2012.

Residency: Child Clinical and Pediatric Psychology, School of Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 2011.

Fellowship: Pediatric Psychology, School of Medicine/Kosair Children's Hospital, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 2012.

Dr. Thompson also publishes under the name Townsend.

Carter BD, Thompson SM, Townsend AN. Pediatric consultation-liaison in the Children's Hospital: The psychological hospitalist. In Roberts MC, Aylward BS, Wu YP. Clinical Practice of Pediatric Psychology: Cases and Services Delivery. New York: Guilford. 2013.

Carter BD, Kronenberger WG, Threlkeld B, Townsend AN, Pruitt A. The Children's Health and Illness Recovery Program (CHIRP): Feasibility and preliminary efficacy in a clinical sample of adolescents with chronic pain and fatigue. Clinical Practice of Pediatric Psychology. 2013.

Robinson J, Ortega G, Carrol J, Townsend A, Carnegie D, Rice D, Bennett N. Circumcision in the United States: Where are we?Journal of the National Medical Association. 2012; 14(9).