Ulrike Leiss

Ulrike Leiss is Clinical Psychologist, specialized in the field of pediatric psycho-oncology, child, youth and family psychology and pediatric neuropsychology. She has been working at the Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Unit of the Comprehensive Center for Pediatrics of the Medical University of Vienna since 2001, both in the field of inpatient psychosocial care and in follow-up care. Her focus of clinical care, research and teaching is on communication about serious matters; psychological interventions during intensive oncological therapy as well as in the palliative setting; and (long-term) follow-up care. In the context of international collaboration, she has been involved in the development and implementation of psychosocial guidelines (https://www.awmf.org/leitlinien/detail/ll/025-002.html).

Since recently she is a member of the newly established SIOPe Psychosocial Working Group.