Dr. Buday attended Washington University as an undergraduate and received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Missouri – St. Louis. She completed her APA-accredited predoctoral internship at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, training primarily at the Oklahoma City VA and OU Children’s Hospital. She completed her APA-accredited fellowship at the St. Louis VA Medical Center in Primary Care Mental Health Integration.

In addition to chronic pain, Dr. Buday provides evidence-based interventions for depression, anxiety, adjustment to chronic illness, health behavior change, stress management, and other areas of concern. She utilizes Cognitve-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), mindfulness, clinical hypnosis, and supportive approaches.

Dr. Buday’s office is located within the Washington University Pain Management Center in the Center for Advanced Medicine in the Central West End.