Amanda C. Riisen, PsyD, is a pediatric psychologist in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and the Pediatric Epilepsy Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Patient and family coping with epilepsy
Psychiatric comorbidities in pediatric epilepsy
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Posters and Presentations
Riisen, AC. "Seeking Support: Accessing Behavioral Health Resources," Epilepsy Foundation of Eastern Pennsylvania, Transition Workshop. Apr 2022.
Riisen, AC. "CBT in the Epilepsy Clinic: Applications Across the Lifespan," American Epilepsy Society Conference, CBT Special Interest Group, Virtual. Dec 2021.
Riisen, AC. "Depression, Anxiety, and ADHD: What to Treat, When to Refer, and Who Can Help," Virtual 2020 Epilepsy Update, Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Nov 2020.
Awards and Honors
2020, CHOP Young Professionals Network 40 Under 40
Editorial and Academic Positions
Academic and Institutional Committees
2019-present, Co-Leader, Psychotherapy Psychology Internship Training Workgroup, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
2018-present, Ambulatory Behavioral Safety Preparedness Committee, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
2016-present, Billing and Compliance Committee, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Leadership and Memberships
Memberships in Professional Organizations
2019-present, Epilepsy Learning Health System
2015-presetn, American Epilepsy Society
2012-present, Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
2011-present, Society of Pediatric Psychology
- 2015-present, Epilepsy Special Interest Group
2006-present, American Psychological Association
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