Dr. Snyder completed his Doctorate in Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Clinical Psychology at Idaho State University in 2006. He completed his internship at Children's Hospitals and Clinics in Minnesota and postdoctoral training at Children's Hospital of Omaha, where he remained until 2009. Dr. Snyder then moved to the Boys Town Center for Behavioral Health where he provided direct care for families in the Omaha area, served as the Research Director in the clinic, and provided supervision and training within the APA Accredited Internship housed within the clinic. Dr. Snyder is trained in an evidence-based generalist model, with specific expertise in working with children who exhibit disruptive behavior, impulse control problems and habit disorders. He specializes in behavioral family therapy, behavior management/parent training interventions, ADHD and internalizing disorders in children and adolescents. Dr. Snyder has worked in pediatric hospitals, outpatient psychology clinics, and actively participated in the training of future psychologists during his 16 years of practice. He currently serves as a consultant for the Northwest Area Education Agency (Sioux City), collaborating with education professionals with challenging behavior. He believes in working collaboratively and often works with pediatricians, psychiatrists, and other health and education professionals in coordinating effective care for children and adolescents. He specializes in Child Behavior Management (Parent Management Training), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.
Dr. Snyder believes in data-driven, evidence-based, practical interventions with individuals and families. Dr. Snyder actively engages and understands the power of the social context, family, and broader systems as active supports for change. He treats all members involved in a child or adolescent’s life as important and valued members of the treatment team. He collaborates with all involved parties to create and achieve goals that are meaningful to the children, adolescents, and families under his care. Dr. Snyder values listening and actively responding to the needs of those that are in the office and aims to help them accomplish their goals as quickly as possible, from the initial phases of assessment to intervention and beyond.