Lily Amanda Iteld, PhD
UTSW Physician Practicing at Children's Health
Lily Iteld, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist at Children’s Health who works with children experiencing gastrointestinal conditions. From 2010 through 2011 Dr. Iteld completed her postdoctoral fellowship at Children’s Medical Center Dallas Center for Pediatric Psychiatry. She has worked at Children’s Health in the department of Psychiatry within the Foster Care Clinic and currently as a psychologist in the gastroenterology division. Dr. Iteld is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern.
Dr. Iteld received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from McGill University. She earned her master’s degree and doctorate of school psychology from University of Washington. She also completed a postdoctoral fellowship program in child clinical psychology at Children’s Medical Center Dallas Center.
Her professional affiliations include the American Psychological Association Division 54 Society for Pediatric Psychology and Pediatric Gastroenterology Special Interest Group. Through local, regional, national and international lectures and presentations, Dr. Iteld has helped other health professionals, school nurses and parents, better understand the stresses of chronic gastrointestinal conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome and Crohn’s disease. Amongst her invited lecture topics, she has presented on the topics of A biopsychosocial approach to understanding and treating bowel and ladder problems in school-age students; Hypnotherapy in pediatric care; and Pediatric gastroenterology: common referrals and approach to treatment.
Dr. Iteld has also volunteered her time to talk to parents and providers at community events. She’s served as a Mental Health Volunteer at Camp Oasis, a sleepaway camp for children with inflammatory bowel disease. Dr. Iteld works closely with the medical team to help support patients with gastrointestinal diagnoses and serves patients seen through the Celiac and Inflammatory Bowel Disease multidisciplinary clinics.