Sara Rivero-Conil, PsyD - Pediatric Psychologist

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Associate Director, Department of Clinical Psychology

Dr. Rivero-Conil is employed by Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists, the physician-led group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System. She has served as a pediatric psychologist within the Department of Psychology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital since 2010 and focuses primarily on assessing and treating the psychosocial impact of medical illness on the child and their family. Dr. Rivero-Conil earned her doctor of psychology from Carlos Albizu University in Miami, Florida. She completed her internship at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, followed by a fellowship at Emory University/Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

Dr. Rivero-Conil is a member of the American Psychological Association. She has lectured nationally and is frequently quoted in the media.

Dr. Rivero-Conil sees patients at the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital main campus. She is fluent in English and Spanish.

Frietag, G.F., Salem, H., ..., Rivero-Conil, S., et al (2023). The Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) pediatric and parent-proxy short forms for anxiety: Psychometric properties in the Kids FACE FEARS sample. Journal of anxiety disorders, 94(), 102677. View in Pubmed

Primary Office

Nicklaus Children's Clinical Psychology Dept
3200 SW 60 Court #205
Miami, FL 33155
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Internship - Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Residency - Emory University Hospital
Other NPDB Professional School - Carlos Albizu University

Board Certifications

American Board of Professional Psychology (Child & Adolescent) - Grandfathered