Sasha Jaquez, PhD
Psychologist, UT Health Austin Pediatric Psychiatry at Dell Children's
Oklahoma State University, PhD, Clinical Psychology
Oklahoma State University, MS, Clinical Psychology
Residency, Clinical Psychology, Children’s of Alabama
Fellowship, Pediatric Clinical Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin
Sasha Jaquez, PhD, is a licensed pediatric psychologist in UT Health Austin Pediatric Psychiatry at Dell Children’s. She specializes in providing cognitive-behavioral therapy to children and adolescents with complex medical illnesses and sleep disorders. Additionally, Dr. Jaquez is an assistant professor for the Dell Medical School Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and a clinical assistant professor for The University of Texas at Austin Department of Educational Psychology.
Dr. Jaquez earned both her doctorate and master’s in psychology, with a specialty focus in pediatric clinical psychology, from Oklahoma State University. She earned her bachelor’s in psychology with a double minor in Spanish and counseling and education psychology from New Mexico State University. She completed a residency in clinical psychology at Children’s of Alabama and a fellowship in pediatric psychology at The University of Texas at Austin. Following fellowship, she moved to Akron, Ohio where she received specialized pediatric behavioral sleep medicine training and established a behavioral sleep medicine clinic at Akron Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Jaquez currently sees patients in three embedded medical clinics (allergy/immunology, dermatology, hematology/oncology) where she provides care to children and adolescents presenting with comorbid medical and behavioral health concerns, including acceptance of medical diagnoses. She is a founding member of the American Psychological Association Division 54 Professional Wellness Special Interest Group (SIG) and has national leadership as the Co-Chair of the SIG and Co-Chair of the Professional Wellness Task Force.
- Behavioral health
- Chronic illness
- Sleep disorders
- Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council, Licensed Psychologist