Amy Siston, PhD
Dr. Amy Siston is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at UChicago Medicine where she specializes in Psychosocial Oncology and Sexual Health. Dr. Siston provides clinical psychology services to cancer patients, from diagnosis and treatment through survivorship and end of life. Dr. Siston is also an AASECT (American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists) certified sex therapist and provides sex therapy to cancer patients and their partners.
Dr. Siston completed her PhD in clinical psychology from the Illinois Institute of Technology, pre-doctoral internship at the UChicago Medicine and post-doctoral fellowship in Psychosocial Oncology at Rush University Medical Center.
Dr. Siston’s research interests involve emotional issues related to the cancer experience, coping and adjustment to cancer diagnosis and treatment, survivorship and sexual health. Dr. Siston’s work has been published in the Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Clinical Prostate Cancer, Urology, Clinical Prostate Cancer, Bone Marrow Transplantation, Quality of Life Research, Cancer, and Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. Dr. Siston is active in service to the profession of psychosocial oncology and serves on the American Psychosocial Oncology Society’s education and core curriculum groups.