Rebecca A Rausch, PhD

Rebecca A Rausch, PhD
Rebecca A Rausch, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine


Contact Information

Patient Care Related:
Pediatric Psychology, 269.337.6430

Biosketch

Rebecca Rausch, PhD, is a clinical psychologist in the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine of Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Dr. Rausch is a graduate of Western Michigan University, which is also where she earned her masters degree and doctorate in clinical psychology. She completed a clinical fellowship with Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine.

Dr. Rausch currently provides consultation and services to children, adolescents, and their families around adjustment, acceptance, adherence to medical recommendations, goal setting and increasing motivation for health-related behaviors, increasing social support, and addressing psychological symptoms related to medical treatment. Dr. Rausch's clinical and research interests include the treatment of adolescents with depression, clinical pediatric psychology, and health psychology.

  • Education and Training

    • PhD 2021, Clinical Psychology, Western Michigan University
    • Residency 2021, Pediatric Psychology, Center for Pediatric Behavioral Health, Cleveland Clinic
    • MA 2017, Clinical Psychology, Western Michigan University
    • BS 2015, Behavioral Science, Western Michigan University
  • Research

    • Pediatric Psychology
    • Pediatric Medical Psychology
  • Presentations

    • In introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Gaynor ST, Gratz O, Rausch RA, 7th Annual Michigan Autism Conference, Kalamazoo, MI, 10/2019
    • The in vivo process in FAP: The relationship to outcomes, adherence, and client experience. Knott LE, Petts RA, Rausch RA, Maitland DWM, Gaynor ST, Association for Contextual Behavioral Science 14th Annual World Conference, Seattle, WA, 06/2016
    • The predictive validity of the FIAT-Q. Maitland DW, Rausch R, Reynolds K, Gaynor ST, 40th Annual Convention of the Association of Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, Illinois, 05/2014