Child and Family Care Introduces Dr. Douglas Buyer, Ph.D

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Child and Family Care in Erie, Pennsylvania is pleased to introduce Dr. Douglas Buyer, PhD. Dr. Buyer brings over 35 years of experience in treating Autism, ADHD, depression and wide range of other developmental and behavioral disorders.

Child and Family Care, a family therapy and learning disability diagnostic center in Erie, Pennsylvania, recently announced the addition of Dr. Douglas Buyer, Ph.D to the team of mental health care professionals at the center. Dr. Buyer, who joined the team of therapy professionals at Child and Family Care this past year, is a licensed clinical psychologist and certified school psychologist who specializes in a wide range of conditions, including Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder treatment, learning disabilities and Dyslexia.

Dr. Buyer earned his Bachelor's of Science degree in Psychology at Brown University. He completed his Specialist in Education degree, Master's degree in Developmental Psychology, and his Ph.D. in Education and Psychology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Dr. Buyer also did postdoctoral work in pediatric rehabilitation at New York University.

"Child and Family Care continues to flourish. We evaluated the needs of our clients and their families and carefully chose a highly-qualified psychologist to further the professional services our counseling center provides," said Dr. Stephanie Russo, owner of Child and Family Care. "I am so pleased to welcome Dr. Buyer to the Child and Family Care team."

Dr. Buyer has worked in public schools, hospital settings, and brain injury rehabilitation in addition to private practice. Dr. Buyer specializes in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Tourette's Syndrome, traumatic brain injury, learning disabilities and dyslexia, Autism spectrum and pervasive developmental disorders, medically related issues, anxiety treatment, depression treatment, behavioral and emotional needs and developmental disabilities.

Dr. Buyer also has extensive experience in conducting psychological and neuropsychological assessments and is able to evaluate and provide solutions to a wide range of parenting issues. For further information about Dr. Douglas Buyer, Ph.D and the therapeutic services that Child and Family Care provides, visit their website at

About the company:

Child and Family Care is a division of Stephanie F. Russo, MD. Dr. Russo employs a psychologist and a variety of therapists. At Child and Family Care, they believe that raising a child is a rewarding, as well as a challenging experience for a parent. Their goal is to help their clients enjoy this experience and to assure that their child's full potential is reached. They believe that healthy children are the results of healthy families and communities. Child and Family Care offer's confidential and professional services for families, offering a variety of treatment methods to help address problems. They offer Individual, Group, Family, and Marriage Counseling, along with Play Therapy and Neuropsychological Evaluation. For more information visit their website at

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