Christina M. Rouse, PsyD

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Christina M. Rouse, PsyD, is a pediatric psychologist who works with patients in the Division of Urology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)


Christina M. Rouse, PsyD, is a pediatric psychologist in the Division of Urology and Pediatric Health and Behavior Program. Dr. Rouse completed her fellowship in General Pediatric Psychology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and her internship in Child and Adolescent Psychology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She is a longtime New Jersey resident and completed all of her education here in Philadelphia.

At CHOP, Dr. Rouse works directly with the medical team in the Division of Urology to help children improve in their daily functioning in the context of their medical diagnoses, which include a range of concerns such as voiding, surgical reconstruction, spina bifida, and differences of sex development. Her clinical interests include adjustment to chronic illness, adherence to medical regimens, transition from pediatric to adult care, and improving family relationships. She works with the medical team in the DOVE Center for Voiding and Bladder Function and sees children and adolescents for outpatient therapy. In addition, Dr. Rouse enjoys supervision/training, program development, research and community outreach.

Education and Training


APA-Accredited Doctoral Internship, Child and Adolescent Track - University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY


Post-doctoral Fellowship in General Pediatric Psychology - Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH

Graduate Degree

PsyD in Clinical Psychology - La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA

MA in Clinical Psychology - La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Psychologist

Departments and Services


Posters and Presentations


Rouse, C. M., Yardley, H., Trott, K., & Dempster, N. (2017). Why can't you take care of your Diabetes? Differences in parent and child perceptions of Diabetes care. Poster presented at Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon.

Rouse, C. M., & Cardella, L. (2016). What do you do if your child can't sleep? Integrating psychology into pediatric sleep medicine. Poster presented at the University of Rochester Medical Center Poster Day, Rochester, New York.


Rouse, C. M. (2016, October). Psychosocial aspects of Type 1 Diabetes. Guest Lecturer for First-Year Medical Students (Foundations 1 – Week 4). The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.


Rouse, C. M. (2015, February). Understanding Cultural Factors and Barriers to Treatment. Grand Rounds. La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA.

Rouse, C. M., & Murphy-Eberenz, K. P. (2015). Consumer utilization of university training clinic services: Variables impacting duration of treatment. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, New York, New York.

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Psychological Association
Society of Pediatric Psychology (Division 54)