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Nicole M. Klaus, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor, Wichita - Psychiatry & Behavioral Science

Professional Background

Nicole Klaus, Ph.D. is a board certified child and adolescent psychologist who has been practicing at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita since 2008. She is committed to training and increasing access to mental health care for youth across the state. She developed and directs the child psychology training program at KUSM-W, which includes trainees from practicum through post-doctoral fellowship level. Teaching experience includes didactic presentations and clinical supervision for psychology students, medical students, and psychiatry residents on evidence-based assessment and intervention skills related to child/adolescent mental health.

While her clinical practice serves a broad range of child mental health needs, Dr. Klaus has specific interests in youth suicide prevention and the treatment of childhood mood disorders.



Dr. Klaus is a member of the expert hub team for the KSKidsMAP Pediatric Mental Health Care Access project, which includes case consultation, a teleECHO clinic, and clinician wellness resources for primary care clinicians across Kansas to address the mental health care needs of youth in rural and underserved communities.