Maggie A. Stoeckel, PhD

Maggie A. Stoeckel, PhD

Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

On staff since November 2016

Children's Title: Attending Clinical Psychologist

Academic Title: Acting Assistant Professor

"I see every day as a chance to help kids and teenagers overcome the many challenges of growing up with a chronic medical condition. I am incredibly grateful for the families I work with and for the things we learn from each other!"

  • Dr. Stoeckel began her journey as a clinical psychologist as an undergraduate at Harvard University, where she conducted research within the field of developmental psychology. She received her PhD in clinical psychology at American University in Washington, DC after completing several training experiences at Children's National Medical Center. Dr. Stoeckel received comprehensive training in pediatric psychology at Oregon Health & Science University, where she completed both her residency and fellowship. During her fellowship, Dr. Stoeckel specialized in the treatment of kids and teenagers with gastrointestinal conditions. She now continues this line of work in the division of gastroenterology at Seattle Children's. Outside of work, Dr. Stoeckel enjoys spending quality time with her husband and her daughter. As a family, the Stoeckels take advantage of all that the Pacific Northwest has to offer!


Medical/Professional School

American University, Washington


Psychology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland


Pediatric Psychology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland

Clinical Interests

As a pediatric psychologist, Dr. Stoeckel works with children and teenagers with chronic medical conditions. She specializes in treating youth with gastrointestinal diseases, including inflammatory bowel disease, chronic liver disease, chronic abdominal pain, and encopresis. Through her clinical research, Dr. Stoeckel is interested in improving care for youth with inflammatory bowel disease who have had ileostomies. She has designed a measure to assess ostomy-related distress and plans to develop interventions based on patient responses on this tool.