Susan Bundy-Myrow, Ph.D.,
a Counseling Psychologist, has specialized in working with families and children - with particular focus on Autism and other Developmental Disabilities. She is a Registered Association for Play Therapy Supervisor, and is an Affiliate Trainer and Supervisor at The Theraplay Institute in Chicago, where she trained with Ann Jernberg and Phyllis Booth. A Certified Elementary and Special Education Teacher, Dr. Bundy-Myrow earned a M.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling at Syracuse University, and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University at Buffalo. She has held positions at the Heritage Centers of Buffalo, NY and Summit Education Center (formerly Language Development Program), entering Private Practice in 1984. In addition to her private practice, Dr. Bundy-Myrow has been a consultant to several pre-school and school-based programs, focusing on student success and behavioral support, home/school collaboration, and staff training. At the University at Buffalo, she teaches Child Psychiatric Fellows. She has served on the Boards of Directors of the Behavioral Healthcare Network and the New York State Association for Play Therapy. Her scholarly work includes research on play therapy for students in Special Education and book chapters regarding children with Autism. Dr. Bundy-Myrow has taught a variety of workshops on play therapy for mental health professionals and educational teams on evidence-based, relationship-focused methods to increase connection, regulation, and social skills. She has presented to professional groups in the United States, Canada, Ireland, Scotland, England, Finland, Morocco, Turkey, South Korea and Spain.
David L. Myrow, Ph.D.,
a Clinical Psychologist, works with children, families, and adults. He is an Affiliate Trainer and Supervisor for The Theraplay Institute in Chicago, where he trained with Ann Jernberg and Phyllis Booth. He also is a Registered Association for Play Therapy Supervisor. Dr. Myrow earned a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology at the University of Illinois (Urbana), and completed his training in Clinical Psychology at Syracuse University and Erie county Medical Center. He has held positions at Syracuse University and the University of Wisconsin, and currently is on the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry at the University at Buffalo. Dr. Myrow served as chair of the Psychology Department at the Western New York Children's Psychiatric Center before entering Private Practice in 1983. He is a founder and past board member of the Behavioral Healthcare Network. Dr. Myrow is a past President of the Psychological Association of Western New York, and recipient of its Distinguished Service Award. His scholarly work has been published in a variety of professional journals and books. Dr. Myrow has conducted workshops for mental health and educational professionals in the United States, Canada, Ireland, Scotland, England, Finland, Morocco, Spain, and Turkey.