• CRAIG W. CYPHER, PSY.D.

    Clinical and Sport Psychology Services

  • SERVICES

    Private Practice in Psychology located in Pittsford, NY

    Sports Psychology Services in Rochester NY

    Sport Psychology & Performance Enhancement

    For youth, high school, and college athletes

    Raise Your Mental Game.  Reach Your Potential.

     

    Trained under United States Olympic Committee Psychologist Gloria Balague, Ph.D., Dr. Craig Cypher has a wealth of experience addressing issues related to mental skills, improving athletic performance, and understanding the stressors facing today's student-athletes.

     

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    Clinical Services for Athletes

    Individual therapy to help address the off-field issues that impact your success in sports

    Practical, Skills-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to address issues such as stress, anxiety, depression, and ADHD that affect your on-field performance. As a Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Cypher has the skills and experience necessary to address the issues in daily life that impact your sport experience combined with an understanding of how to manage these issues in sport settings.

     

    Sport Psychology for Injury Recovery

    Psychological Skills for Injury Recovery

    Helping you develop the mental skills you need to be resilient in the face of injury and reach your potential as an athlete

    Sometimes the biggest obstacle to your comeback from injury is the mental one. With complicated injuries in particular, from joint injuries to stress fractures, the road back to your prime performance can be a challenge. Mental skills training can help you stay focused during your rehabilitation and prepare you to return to competition.

     

    Post-Concussion Therapy for Athletes

    Helping athletes return to competition through Cognitive Behavioral techniques for managing concussion symptoms

    A CBT, Skills-Focused Approach to Concussion Managment

     

    Managing the effects of concussion can be a challenge for athletes, but Psychological approaches can help you manage both the emotional, physiological, and mental symptoms of concussion. Dr. Craig Cypher's combined expertise in Sport Psychology and Cognitive Behavioral approaches for building regulation and coping skills provides a potent combination that can work for athletes. Dr. Cypher actively consults with Dr. Jeff Bazarian and the University of Rochester Sports Concussion Clinic as well as Dr. Daniel Day and the Rochester Regional Health Concussion Program on psychological issues for athletes recovering for concussion.

     

    VSee Telehealth Services with Dr. Cypher

    Sport Psychology Services via Telehealth

    Through the telehealth platform VSee, Dr. Cypher also provides services to clients across the country

    Whether you are interested in sport psychology services but cannot find a sport psychologist in your area, an athlete who travels frequently, or a Rochester or Buffalo based athlete who plays collegiate sports elsewhere, Dr. Cypher can still help you develop the mental skills to perform at your best.. Through the HIPAA-compliant platform VSee, athletes can receive services through secure video conferencing. Additionally, many insurance companies now cover telehealth services. 

     

    Dr. Craig Cypher presenting at TEDxRochester 2013

    Training and Consultation

    Supporting parents, school staff, and mental health professionals

    Connecting Psychological Science with Real World Challenges.

     

    Dr. Cypher also works extensively as a trainer and presenter, providing informative and interactive experiences on a number of topics, including the interaction of technology and emotional health, the impact of trauma, understanding the subjective experience of mental illness, goal setting for sport and life, video games and media violence, and coach education in youth sport.

     

  • ABOUT DR. CYPHER

    Craig Cypher, Psy.D.

    Sport Psychologist - Clinical Psychologist

    Dr. Cypher is a New York State Licensed Psychologist with a Private Practice located at 30B Grove Street in Pittsford, NY. Dr. Cypher has over a decade of experience working as a psychologist with youth, high school, college, and professional athletes and their families. He is a member of the American Psychological Association's Division for Sport, Exercise, and Peformance and the Association for Applied Sport Psychology. Sport Psychology. Dr. Cypher's expertise in sport psychology includes expertise in performance enhancement, psychological aspects of injury recovery, and clinical issues for athlete populations. Dr. Cypher currently works with individual athletes, teams, and athletic organizations in the Rochester, NY area and throughout North America. His philososphy is that Sport Psychology services can help athletes and teams the optimal mindset for performance, including the key skills of focus, resilience, confidence, and teamwork.

    30B Grove Street -  Click for Directions

    Office Location:

    30B Grove Street

    Pittsford, NY

    Dr. Craig Cypher's office is located in the Village of Pittsford, NY at 30B Grove Street. Click HERE for our location on google maps to get directions.  Dr. Cypher is on the provider panel for several insurance companies, including:

     

     

    Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans

    AETNA

    POMCO

    Independent Health.  

     

    He also accepts private pay clients and can provide documentation for Out of Network benefits for other insurers.  For any additional questions, please use the contact information below to get in touch.

    American Psychological Association Division 47

    Member of APA Division 47

    Society for Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

    Association for Applied Sport Psychology

    Member of AASP

    Association for Applied Sport Psychology

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  • DR. CYPHER IN THE MEDIA

    Appearances in recent podcasts, television, and radio

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    Dr. Cypher has also appeared on the HIllside Family Forum Podcast Series
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