Dr. Readett is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice at The Williamsville Wellness Center with special interest and expertise in holistic and integral approaches to Wellness. He received a PhD from Michigan State University where his training included psychodynamic theory and cognitive behavioral techniques, and his Doctoral dissertation studied an innovative educational model of self-esteem. He continued his training at Riverbend Community Mental Health in New Hampshire where he completed one of the original training programs for Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and then later at Kaiser Permanente in the California Bay Area for a Post-Doctoral Fellowship where he intensively studied group therapy and ran a number of DBT groups. Dr. Readett has taught in the Dept. of Holistic Studies at JFK University in California, The University at Buffalo, and Medaille Colleges. He specializes in self-esteem, trauma recovery, severe and persistent mental illness, existential issues, and mindfulness-based treatments. Dr. Readett has meditated for over 20 years and enjoys many hobbies including martial arts, playing any instrument he can find, spending time in nature, and cooking food from around the world. He is also an avid photographer and all of the photographs and videos on our websites were taken by him.
Dr. Gallacher is also a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice at the Williamsville Wellness Center in Williamsville NY. She received her Doctorate at Michigan State University where her training focused on the treatment of severe and persistent mental illness. As part of her training she completed an Internship at The National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder at The Boston V.A. Medical Center where she developed a passion for treating posttraumatic stress. She then completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Kaiser Permanente in Pleasant Hill, California and later joined the staff in The Department of Psychiatry at Kaiser Permanente San Jose where she developed an expertise in mindfulness-based treatments for numerous psychological problems such as PTSD, anxiety, panic, and depression. She currently specializes in anxiety, trauma, obsessive-compulsive and dissociative disorders. Dr. Gallacher has practiced meditation for over twenty years and enjoys reading, yoga, gardening, and spending time on the beach.