Karen Wohlheiter, PhD

Locations: Specialty Care, Market Street
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Internship

    Predoctoral Internship in Pediatric Psychology - Division of Behavioral Health, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE

    Fellowship

    Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Psychology - Division of Behavioral Health, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE

    Undergraduate Degree

    Specialized Training
    Group Lifestyle Triple P
    Motivational Interviewing With Adolescents
    Advances in ADHD Theory, Diagnosis, and Management

    Graduate Degree

    PhD in Psychology - University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Clinical Psychologist

  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications

    Books

    Chapters

    2008

    Wohlheiter, K. & Dixon, L. (2008). Assessment of co-occurring disorders. In K.T. Mueser & D.V. Jeste (Eds.), Clinical handbook of schizophrenia (pp. 125-134). New York, NY: Guilford Press.

    2006

    Dixon, L., Messias, E., & Wohlheiter, K. (2006). Non-Psychiatric Co-morbid Disorders. In J. Lieberman, S. Stroup & D. Perkins (Eds.), Textbook of Schizophrenia (pp. 383-394). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Publishers.

     2000

    Dixon, L., Wohlheiter, K., & Thompson, D. (2000). Medical management of schizophrenia. In J. Lieberman & R. Murray (Eds.), Comprehensive Care of Schizophrenia (pp. 281-292). London, England: Martin Dunitz Publisher

    Papers

    2013

    Wohlheiter, K. & Dahlquist, L. (2013). Interactive Versus Passive Distraction for Acute Pain Management in Young Children: The Role of Selective Attention and Development. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 38, 202-212.

    2011

    Dickerson, F., Wohlheiter, K., Medoff, D., Fang, L., Kreyenbuhl, J., Goldberg, R., Brown, C. & Dixon, L. (2011). Predictors of quality of life in type 2 diabetes patients with schizophrenia, major mood disorder, and without mental illness. Quality of Life Research, 20, 1419-1425.

    Weiss, K., Dahlquist, L., Wohlheiter, K. (2011). The Effects of Interactive and Passive Distraction on Cold Pressor Pain in Preschool-aged Children. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 36, 816-826.

    Law, E., Dahlquist, L., Sil, S., Herbert-Jones, L., Weiss, K., Wohlheiter, K., & Horn, S. (2011).Videogame distraction using virtual reality technology for children experiencing cold pressor pain: The role of cognitive processing. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 36, 84-94.

    Posters and Presentations

    2011

    Wohlheiter, K. & Dahlquist, L. (2011, April). Distraction for Pain Management in Young Children: Understanding the Role of Selective Attention and Developmental Predictors. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Society of Pediatric Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

    Wohlheiter, K., Curran, J. & Datto, G. (2011, April). Executive functioning performance in adolescent bariatric patients. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Society of Pediatric Psychology, San Antonio, TX.