Dr. Denise Riley is a NYS licensed psychologist specializing in Behavioral Medicine, which addresses behavioral, medical, and psychosocial aspects of both health and illness. Techniques are geared toward development of adaptive coping strategies, making changes to behavior or lifestyle, and learning new skills to help manage chronic conditions (e.g. chronic pain, chronic illness, residual symptoms from injuries). She also works with adult clients for management of mild to moderate symptoms of anxiety or depression, PTSD, stress management, and relationship difficulties.
Dr. Riley earned her undergraduate (B.A. Psychology), and graduate degrees (M.S. Rehabilitation Counseling and Ph.D. Counseling Psychology) at the State University of New York at Buffalo. She was an adjunct faculty member at UB for 10 years and works full-time as a psychologist in a local medical center. Professional interests include promoting resilience, management of chronic pain, adjustment to chronic health conditions, exercise and wellness, counselor/therapist consultation and training. Additionally, she is a Certified Life Coach, Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200), ACE Certified Personal Trainer and Health Coach. She is passionate about staying active in her Buffalo community, participates in many charity events, and volunteers as a District Activist Leader and as a member of the Healthcare Provider Committee for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (WNY Chapter).
**Due to a long wait list, Dr. Riley is unable to take new patients at this time. Please check back for availability, and watch this space for workshops and other special event announcements.