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R. Elyse Heidelberg, PsyD
R. Elyse Heidelberg, PsyD

R. Elyse Heidelberg, PsyD

Instructor, St. Jude Faculty

Departments

Education

BS – Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia
MS – Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
PsyD – Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Doctoral Internship – Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
Postdoctoral FellowshipSt. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee

Clinical Interests

  • Promotion of coping and adjustment in pediatric oncology
  • Pain and symptom management in pediatric hematology/oncology
  • Pediatric palliative care

Research Interests

  • Promotion of coping and adjustment in pediatric oncology through early assessment and intervention
  • The use of hypnosis for pain and symptom management in pediatric oncology

Selected Publications

Heidelberg RE, Alschuler KN, Ramsey WA, Alberts NM. Hypnosis for pain in pediatric oncology: relevant and effective or an intervention of the past? Pain May;161(5):901-915, 2020. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001790

Ramsey WA, Heidelberg RE, Gilbert AM, Heneghan MB, Badawy SM, Alberts NM. eHealth and mHealth interventions in pediatric cancer: A systematic review of interventions across the cancer continuum. Psycho-Oncology 2019 (in press).

Last update: December 2020