Catherine Cook-Cottone

Catherine Cook-Cottone, Ph.D., is a Licensed Psychologist and Certified School Psychologist and a Certified and Registered Yoga Instructor. She is an associate professor in the Department of Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology at SUNY at Buffalo. Dr. Cook-Cottone researches embodied self-regulation and psychosocial disorders. Aligned with her research, she teaches classes in counseling with children and adolescents, yoga, mindfulness interventions, eating disorders, and history of psychology.

She also maintains a private practice. Working with adults, adolescents, and children, she specializes in the assessment and treatment of: anxiety-based disorders (e.g., PTSD and Generalized Anxiety Disorder), eating disorders (including other disorders of self-care), and development of emotional regulation skills. She specializes in constructivist therapies that facilitate neurological, emotional, and dialectic integration including narrative, bibliotherapeutic, and creative approaches. She teaches yoga at Power Yoga Buffalo.


  • –present
    Associate Professor, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York