not your average care

Susan R  Davis, PhD

Licensed Psychologist

Office Address:
406 Linwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14209
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Phone: 716-886-7304
Fax: 716-886-7398
M-Th 8:00-4:00

Education and Additional Certifications/Training:
Ph.D. in Psychology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL (1987)
Pre-doctoral Internship, State University of New York Health Sciences Center (1987)
Advanced Training, Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD (2008)
Advanced training cognitive-behavioral treatment of chronic insomnia (2014)
Please contact office for additional information about training experiences.

Professional Affiliations:
New York State Psychological Association
Psychological Association of Western New York

Areas of Special Interest:
  • Anxiety
  • Couple / Marital Therapy
  • Depression
  • Fears / Phobias
  • Gay and Lesbian Issues
  • Gender Identity Issues
  • Goal Attainment
  • Infertility
  • Menopausal Issues
  • Mother-Daughter Conflict
  • Post-Traumatic Stress

Age Group Served: Adults

CIinical Orientation:
  • Eclectic Orientation

Please contact office for current information

Additional Info:
Susan R. Davis, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist who has been practicing for over 25 years. She is co-author of two books, The Elements of Counseling and The Elements of Managed Care.
She has been an Adjunct Clinical Professor in the Department of Counseling Educational and School Psychology, SUNY Buffalo, and is past-president of the Psychological Association of Western New York and Behavioral Healthcare Network.
Currently, Dr. Davis is focusing on a full-time practice in which she combines several approaches based upon what is needed. These include: acceptance and commitment therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectic behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and systems therapy. She has recently completed advanced training in prolonged exposure therapy. This treatment is the only therapy with enough empirical support to be considered effective by the 2008 Institute of Medicine. She she also has extensive training and experience working with couples and has received advanced training in the treatment of chronic insomnia.