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Katherine Lamparyk, PsyD


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Katherine Lamparyk, PsyD
Department: Center for Pediatric Behavioral Health
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code A-111
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
Type of Doctor:
Children & Adolescents Only

Biographical Sketch

Katherine Lamparyk, Psy.D. is a pediatric psychologist within the Center for Pediatric Behavioral Health. She serves as the Clinical Director of the Behavioral GI Program within the department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and the Training Director for the Pediatric Behavioral Health Residency Program.

Dr. Lamparyk specializes in pediatric psychology, specifically how emotional and physical health are interrelated. Within the Behavioral GI Program, Dr. Lamparyk works with children and adolescents to improve their own GI health, including abdominal pain, nausea, and diarrhea or constipation. She has developed and currently leads the Toileting Clinic Shared Medical Appointment, which is a multi-disciplinary group treatment for pediatric constipation and toileting difficulties that addresses both the medical and behavioral aspects of this problem. She has also developed anxiety prevention programs for pediatric gastroenterology procedures and works alongside GI staff physicians for co-treatment of complex conditions.

Beyond her clinical work, Dr. Lamparyk’s research interests focus on monitoring clinical efficacy and the relationship between physical and psychological health. She has presented her research in national and international platforms and has published in both premier psychology and gastroenterology journals. Dr. Lamparyk is an active member of several professional organizations including the Society of Pediatric Psychology, American Psychological Association, and the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders. She held a prior position on the Board of Directors for the Pediatric Gastroenterology Special Interest Group in the Society of Pediatric Psychology. Dr. Lamparyk completed her residency through the University of Minnesota Children’s Hospital and earned her doctoral degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, although she is a Cleveland native.

Education & Fellowships

Internship - University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic
Pediatric Psychology
Minneapolis, MN USA
Medical School - Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana, PA USA
Undergraduate - Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH USA

Specialty Interests

Pediatric behavioral medicine, functional gastrointestinal disorders, pediatric obesity, chronic digestive and pulmonary diseases, abdominal pain, vocal cord dysfunction, learning evaluations


American Psychological Association
Society of Pediatric Psychology (APA Div54)
Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (APA Div 53)
Ohio Psychological Association
International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

Treatment & Services

  • Behavioral Health Services For Children & Adolescent
  • Behavioral Intervention
  • Center for Pediatric Behavioral Health
  • Cognitive-behavioral Treatment
  • Consultation/treatment Planning
  • Parent Guidance and Training
  • Pediatrics

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

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Languages Spoken

  • English