Clinical Psychologist, Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, UF College of Medicine
Jan Snyder received her B.A summa cum laude in Classics and Psychology from Tufts University in 1977, and her M.A. (1980) and Ph.D. (1983) in clinical psychology from Boston University. She has been in the private practice of psychotherapy since 1983, focusing in particular on relational issues for both men and women throughout the lifecycle. Dr. Snyder was a Clinical Fellow in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School from 1981 until 1990, when she moved to Florida. Since 1995, she has been a courtesy clinical assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida College of Medicine. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Florida Psychological Association, and past president of the North Central Florida Chapter of the Florida Psychological Association. In December 2014, Dr. Snyder was awarded the Harry Grater Award for Distinguished Service to Psychology by the North Central Florida chapter of the Florida Psychological Association. Dr. Snyder has a particular interest in meditation and mindfulness practices in psychotherapy. She is the coordinator of the Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group, and is a certified Shambhala teacher and guide.