Mary Michaeleen Cradock, Ph.D. is the Director of Behavioral Health at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. She received her Ph.D. from St. Louis University. She is the primary supervisor for the craniofacial rotation.
Kasey L. Davis, Psy.D., ABPP is a Pediatric Psychologist and the Director of the Pediatric Psychology Fellowship program. She received her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Indianapolis. Her primary interests are in the areas of developmental assessment and treatment of young children ages 0-5 with medical, developmental, or behavioral concerns and parent-child interactions, especially during acute and chronic illness. Dr. Davis is the primary supervisor for the newborn medicine rotation and also provides supervision for the inpatient consultation/liaison and outpatient psychotherapy.
Rebecca H. Foster, Ph.D., received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University. Her primary area of specialization is in pediatric hematology/oncology. Her clinical and research interests include childhood cancer survivorship, family well-being in the context of medical and genetic complexities, adolescent and young adult (AYA) transition care, and palliative and end of life care. She is the primary supervisor for the hematology/oncology rotation. She also supervises the research rotation and outpatient psychotherapy.
Ilana Luft-Barrett, Ph.D., is a pediatric psychologist at Saint Louis Children’s Hospital. She specializes in assessing and treating children and adolescents with social, emotional, and behavioral difficulties associated with medical conditions, in both inpatient and outpatient settings. At Saint Louis Children’s Hospital, Dr. Luft-Barrett serves as the dedicated psychologist for the endocrinology service, working with families with Diabetes, as well as other endocrine related issues. Dr. Luft-Barrett was the director of Child, Adolescent, and Family Services at CBT/DBT Associates in New York City from 2012-2018, where she provided outpatient individual and group cognitive and dialectical behavior therapy to children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Luft-Barrett earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from University at Albany, State University of New York. Prior to attending UAlbany, Dr. Luft-Barrett graduated from Swarthmore College with a B.A. in Psychology and Education. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell School of Medicine. Dr. Luft-Barrett completed her pre-doctoral clinical internship at Kennedy Krieger Institute, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Gillian S. Mayersohn, Psy.D., is a Pediatric Psychologist and an Instructor of Clinical Pediatrics. She received her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University. Her primary area of specialization is in end stage organ disease and solid organ transplantation. Her clinical and research interests include pre-transplant psychological evaluations, adherence, adjustment to and coping with chronic illness, congenital heart conditions, and post-traumatic growth. She also works on the inpatient consultation-liaison service. She is the primary supervisor for the transplant rotation and also provides supervision for inpatient consultation/liaison and outpatient psychotherapy.
Megan Shelton, Ph.D. received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Saint Louis University. Dr. Shelton's primary interests are in the areas of pain management and the treatment of social, behavioral, and emotional problems in children and adolescents with chronic illnesses. She provides supervision for the pain rotation, inpatient consultation/liaison, and outpatient psychotherapy.
Kimberly Sirl, Ph.D. is a Child and Adolescent Psychologist at St. Louis Children’s Specialty Care Center. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Wayne State University. She specializes in diagnostic assessment and cognitive-behavioral therapy with children ages 4-10 years. She assists children and families with a variety of concerns including difficulties regulating behavior, attention, anger, anxiety and mood. Dr. Sirl works closely with many community pediatricians and the Movement Disorders Clinic at Washington University School of Medicine.
Suzanne M. Thompson, Ph.D. is a Pediatric Psychologist and an Instructor in Clinical Pediatrics. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Houston. Dr. Thompson's primary interests are in the areas of chronic pain conditions, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Cystic Fibrosis, and lung/heart transplant. She specializes in consultation and psychotherapy with social, behavioral, and emotional problems with chronically ill children and adolescents. She provides supervision for the pain rotation, inpatient consultation/liaison, and outpatient psychotherapy.