Chris Siuta

Chris Siuta

Dr. Siuta has been the Program Director for the Counselor Education department for two years.  He has worked in the department for eight years, teaching and advising for both the Mental Health and School Counseling programs.  There has been a wealth of experience as a counselor, both in agency and school counseling programs for twenty years.  He has been in private counseling practice for over fifteen years, working with individuals, couples, families, and athletes, where he has a specialty interest in sport psychology.  Dr. Siuta has assisted professional, college, and high school sports teams in this area for many years, notably players from the Buffalo Bills, Sabres, and Bandits.  He also has been the sport psychology consultant for St. Bonaventure University Athletics since his arrival. 

Dr. Siuta has written two book chapters and is invited to give numerous workshops at conferences locally, regionally, and nationally in the areas of counseling and sport psychology. 

Dr. Siuta has a wife, Becky, two girls, Elizabeth and Gianna and a black lab named Brooklyn to take care of in his free time.  He enjoys all sports, is an avid fan of time on the ocean, and travels to new places as much as possible with his family. 


Ph.D., Psychology, Capella University, 2007

MSED, Counselor Education, St. Bonaventure University, 1997

B.A., Psychology, State University College at Buffalo, 1995


NYS Licensed Mental Health Counselor

NYS Permanent Certification School Counseling