School of Medicine

Section of Clinical Psychology

Rebecca Wallace, Psy.D.

Rebecca Wallace

Rebecca Wallace, Psy.D. (she/her) is a Pediatric Psychologist at Children’s Hospital New Orleans. She received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in health psychology from Nova Southeastern University. She completed her internship with the South Florida Consortium Internship program and postdoctoral fellowship specializing in pediatric psychology at the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences/ Arkansas Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Wallace’s clinical interests include congenital health conditions such as cardiac conditions, Cystic Fibrosis, and neuromuscular conditions, in addition to chronic health conditions such as orthopedic abnormalities, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, and liver conditions. She also enjoys working with athletes, functional and pain conditions, particularly rehabilitation from injuries. She is a strong supporter of interdisciplinary team approach and working alongside medical colleagues as patients hearing information from multiple perspectives is often key to success. In addition, she has co-authored presentations and articles on suicide management approaches, functional medical condition management, and a book on managing GI symptoms in patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Dr. Wallace practices evidenced based treatments including CBT, DBT, and ACT approaches.
Dr. Wallace is an advocate for pediatric psychology on a national level and actively participates in leadership in APA Division 54, Society of Pediatric Psychology, Division 22 Rehabilitation Psychology, Society of Pediatric Liver Transplant, and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.  She has engaged in research and development of evidenced based approaches and policies across hospital systems to improve patient care and psychology involvement on medical teams. She enjoys working with trainees on program and career development.