Adoption STAR

Wendy Guyker, Ph.D.

Clinical Supervisor

Wendy Guyker, Ph.D., works collaboratively with staff to provide support, supervision and consultation regarding clinical service delivery with a goal of providing exceptional pre and post permanency services to families. Wendy is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University at Buffalo and a RYT-200 yoga teacher. She researches and teaches in the areas of positive embodiment, yoga, mindfulness and self-care, with an emphasis on practical applications in both clinical and community populations. As a teacher and a psychologist, Wendy strives to embody and grow in others the qualities of compassion, self-awareness, and loving-kindness. Service is critical in the fields of education and psychology; yet to Wendy, it does not feel like a responsibility, it feels more like being whole. She currently also serves on the Board of Directors for Yogis in Service, where she helps to bring yoga’s many tools to others in the WNY community. Wendy is a longtime volunteer at Adoption STAR, as well as a former Adoption STAR board member.