Psychologist, Mental Health Care
I'm Craig Cypher, Clinical and Sport Psychologist
Craig Cypher's Bio:
Dr. Craig Cypher has over a decade of experience in working with children, adolescents, young adults, and their families in a variety of mental health and educational settings. Dr. Cypher also maintains a private practice in psychology, offering psychological services, training, supervision, and consultation with a special focus on youth athletes. His specialties include sport psychology and performance enhancement, cognitive-behavioral therapy for post-concussion syndrome, and clinical services and mental skills training for athletes. He is one of the leading sport psychologists in the Rochester, NY area, bringing years of experience to helping athletes to perform at their best.
Craig Cypher's Experience:
Founder and Creator at CohesiveSelf.comNovember 2011 - Present | Rochester, NY
Creator of CohesiveSelf, a mobile application for iOS devices that will be available in May of 2012. CohesiveSelf is designed to help individuals track and view their emotional experiences over time while having access to tools that help them to better manage their mood.
President at Cypher Psychological Services, P.C.August 2010 - Present | Pittsford, NY
Private Practice offering psychological services, including individual and family therapy, consultation and training, and sport psychology/performance enhancement services.
Vice-Chair, Institutional Review Board at Hillside Family of AgenciesJanuary 2010 - Present | Rochester, NY
Currently serve as Vice-Chair of the Hillside Family of Agencies Institutional Review Board. The role of the IRB is to assure that research within Hillside Family of Agencies is conducted in a manner that minimizes risks to participants and maximizes benefit to both participants and society at-large. The IRB also addresses issues related to ethical conduct in research including informed consent procedures, data monitoring and storage, and safeguards for vulnerable populations.
Psychologist at Crestwood Children's CenterJanuary 2006 - Present | Rochester, NY
Currently a psychologist serving the Residential and Day Treatment programs at Crestwood Children's Center, focusing on key areas of assessment, consultation, and training.
Clinical Coordinator at Mt. Hope Family CenterAugust 2003 - December 2005
Served as Clinical Coordinator of the After School and Summer Camp Programs, overseeing combined research, prevention, and administrative aspects of programs serving over 300 low income children from the Rochester, NY area.
Psychology Intern at The Menta Group2002 - 2003
Academic Coach at National Football Foundation Play It Smart ProgramJuly 2001 - June 2002
Academic Coach working on group dynamics, academic skills, and life skills at Hubbard High School in Chicago.
Craig Cypher's Education:
Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Chicago Campus1998 – 2003Psy.D.Concentration: Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
Boston College1993 – 1997B.A.Concentration: Double Major in Psychology and English
McQuaid Jesuit High School1989 – 1993
Craig Cypher's Interests & Activities:
The impacts of technology and video gaming on emotional health, sport psychology and performance enhancement, issues in the development of boys and young men.