University at Buffalo

Wendy M. Guyker

Wendy M. Guyker

Clinical Associate Professor

COUNSELING, SCHOOL AND EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY


Specialty/Research Focus

Meditation, Mental Health and Wellness

Contact Information
409 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Phone: (716) 645-1105
wmguyker@buffalo.edu


Education and Training:
  • Ph.D., University at Buffalo, Counseling Psychology (2010)
  • B.S., Cornell University, Human Development (2002)
Awards and Honors:
  • 40 Under 40 Award; Buffalo Business First; 2018-10-01;
Grants:
Grant:
  • “Investigation of the effectiveness of the Mind Body Wellbeing Program in Rwanda”; Foundation and Research Organization; Kate Spade Foundation; Awarded; (01/01/2019-01/01/2021)
  • “Investigation of the effectiveness of the Mind Body Wellbeing Program in Somalia and Kenya.”; Federal; UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund); Awarded; (05/01/2017-08/31/2017)
Contract:
  • United Nations Peace on Purpose Program - Program Evaluation, Phase III; Foundation and Research Organization; United Nations; Awarded; (09/01/2018-02/01/2019)
Publications:
Journal Article:
  • Cook-Cottone, C., Etsey. E., & Guyker W. (2018). A district-wide qualitative study of yoga in the schools: Outcomes and challenges. Contemporary School Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40688-018-0201-2
  • Cook-Cottone, C., LaVigne, M., Guyker, W., Travers, L., Lemish, E., & Elenson, P. (2017). Trauma-informed yoga: An embodied, cognitive-relational framework. International Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 9, 1-10.
  • Cook-Cottone, C., Serwacki, Guyker, W., Sodano, S., Nickerson, A., Keddie-Olka, E., & Anderson, L. (2016). The role of anxiety on the experience of peer victimization and eating disorder risk. School Mental Health, ISSN: 1866-2625.
  • Nasir. A., Janikowski, T., Wang, C-C., & Guyker, W. (in press). Modifying the Student Course Engagement Questionnaire for Use with Online Courses. Manuscript submitted for publication in the Journal of Educators Online.
  • Cook-Cottone, C., & Guyker, W. The Mindful Self-Care Scale: Development and Psychometric Evaluation. Manuscript submitted for publication in Mindfulness.
  • Cook-Cottone, C., Lemish, E., & Guyker, W. Interpretive phenomenological analysis of a lawsuit contending that school-based yoga is religion: A study of school personnel. Manuscript submitted for publication in the International Journal of Yoga Therapy.
  • Cook-Cottone, C., Talebkhah, K., Guyker, W., & Keddie, E. Yoga-based prevention of eating disorders among middle school females: A controlled trial. Manuscript submitted for publication in the Eating Disorders: Journal of Prevention and Treatment.
Presentations:
Invited Lectures:
  • Guyker, W. (2018, June). Benefits of yoga for veterans. Panel presentation at the 3rd Annual Veterans Symposium, co-sponsored by Catholic Charities, Headway of WNY, Inc. and People Inc., Buffalo, NY.;
  • Guyker, W. (2018, September). Trauma-informed yoga for veterans. Presented at the 2018 Mental Health Summit, VA Western New York Healthcare System, Buffalo, NY.;
  • Addai, E. & Guyker, W., Cook-Cottone, C. (2018, February). Self-care and medical residents. Pediatric Medical Education, Jacobs School of Medicine, Buffalo, NY.;
  • Cook-Cottone, C. P., & Guyker, W. (2017, February). Mindfulness and Self-Care for Sustainable Service and Burnout Prevention. Department of Social Services, Buffalo, NY.;
  • Cook-Cottone, C. P. & Guyker, W. (2015, September). Mindful Self-Care for Medical Students. University at Buffalo, SUNY, Medical School. Buffalo, NY.;
Conferences:
  • Cook-Cottone, C., & Guyker, W. (2019). Mindful self-care: Integrating mindfulness and mission into personal and professional self-care. Continuing education workshop to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.;
  • Addai, E., Guyker, W., Cook-Cottone, C. (2018). Mindful self-care among medical residents: Associations with wellness, depression, and distress. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA;
  • Cook-Cottone, C. & Guyker, W. (2017). A feasibility and acceptability study of a trauma-informed mind/body program in Somalia. Poster presented at the annual IAYT Symposium on Yoga Research, Stockbridge, MA.;
  • Guyker, W., Addai, E., & Cook-Cottone, C. (2017, December). Resident well-being. Presented to the Graduate Medical Education Committee and Program Directors Advisory Committee, Jacobs School of Medicine, Buffalo, NY.;
  • Cook-Cottone, C., Talebkhah, K., & Guyker, W. (2016). Yoga-based prevention of eating disorders: A controlled, repeated measures Study of pre-adolescent females. Poster presented at the annual IAYT Symposium on Yoga Research, Stockbridge, Massachusetts;
  • Cook-Cottone, C. & Guyker, W. (2015). Body Attunement: Creating a Mindful Self-Care Practice. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.;
  • Cook-Cottone, C. P., Lemish, E., & Guyker, W. (2016, April). Secular Yoga in Schools: A Qualitative Study of the Encinitas Union School District Lawsuit. Paper presented at the Yoga in the Schools Symposium, Stockbridge, MA.;
  • Janikowski, T., Wang, C.-C., & Guyker, W. (2016, March). The Scholarship of Online Teaching and Learning. Faculty Coffee Chat, Graudate School of Education, University at Buffalo. Buffalo, NY.;
  • Nasir, A., Janikowski, T., Wang, C.C., & Guyker, W. (2016). A Factor Analysis of the Student Course Engagement Questionnaire-Modified (SCEQ-M) for Online and On-Campus Instruction. Poster presented at the annual Spring conference of the National Council on Rehabilitation Education, Newport Beach, California.;
  • Student Performance, Satisfaction, and Classroom Engagement: Online vs. On-Campus Instruction;
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Activities:
Editorial and Review:
  • Eating Disorders; Journal of Prevention and Treatment - Editorial Board Member
    05/01/2016-08/31/2018
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    Contact Information

    409 Baldy Hall
    North Campus
    Phone: (716) 645-1105
    wmguyker@buffalo.edu