Dr. Michael Dwyer

Brief Biography

Michael D. Dwyer, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychology. He began his postsecondary education at Yale University’s Institute for Far Eastern Languages graduating with a certification in Chinese.  Dr. Dwyer earned his BS in Psychology from the University of Houston, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from Syracuse University. While at Syracuse he also took a concentration in Clinical Psychology. Postdoctorally, he completed his training through internships and fulfilling his supervised hours in Illinois, Wisconsin and Ohio. He is a licensed Counseling Psychologist with an active consultancy on behalf of children and adolescents in schools, treatment centers and detention centers. He currently is developing an early childhood intervention model involving the interaction of early brain development, infant assessment of temperament, and the formation of attachment relationships.  He has applied the model in designing interventions for violent children and children with emotional problems in school settings, residential treatment centers, and in detention centers for delinquent children. Recently, he spends most of his time training parents, teachers, psychology majors, detention officers, and the like about the importance of early intervention as the best strategy for developing normal interpersonal skills in children.  

Curriculum Vita

Contact Information:

Michael D. Dwyer, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
Baldwin Wallace University
275 Eastland Road
Berea, OH  44017
(440) 826-2030

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