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Paula Horvath, Ph.D.

Paula Horvath, Ph.D.

Contact

Appointment (585) 275-5321

About Me

Dr. Horvath currently serves as the inpatient Psychologist in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at URMC. She earned a Doctorate and a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the University of Delaware. Dr. Horvath completed her residency at the Veteran’s Administration Medi...
Dr. Horvath currently serves as the inpatient Psychologist in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at URMC. She earned a Doctorate and a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the University of Delaware. Dr. Horvath completed her residency at the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center in East Orange, NJ, and at The Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at Mt. Sinai Hospital in NYC, with specialized training in neurological disorders, oncology, pain management, and medical psychology. Additionally, she received post-doctoral fellowship training in Geriatrics at the Abramson Center for Jewish Life in Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Horvath’s clinical practice focus on facilitating coping in adults and their families facing new onset injury, serious illness, chronic medical conditions, and disability. Areas of expertise include cancer rehabilitation, pain management, brain injury and concussion, and caregiver coping. Dr. Horvath uses a practical, strengths-based approach which includes elements of CBT, trauma-informed therapies, mindfulness, and problem-solving strategies.

A Buffalo native, Dr. Horvath received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Biology from Canisius University.

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor of Clinical Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (SMD)

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry - Department of Psychiatry (SMD) - Joint

Credentials

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

Post-doctoral Clinical Fellowship (APA-accredited)
Abramson Center for Jewish Life
Philadelphia, PA
Concentrations: Geriatrics, Neuropsychology 1990 - 1991

Residency Training (APA-accredited)
East Orange Veterans Administration Medical Center
East Orange, NJ, and
Mt. Sinai Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
NY, NY
Concentrations: Pain Management, Oncology, Medical Psychology, Neuropsychology, Couples' Therapy 1989 - 1990

Education

PhD | University of Delaware. Clinical Psychology. 1990

MA | University of Delaware. Clinical Psychology. 1987

BA | Canisius College. Psychology. 1983