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Dr. Roger Saint Laurent

Clinical Psychology
New York, NY
28 years experience male

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Roger Saint-Laurent, PsyD

New York, NY

Address

27 West 86th Street, Suite 1D, New York, NY
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My office hours

Wednesday: 2:00pm - 9:00pm
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Roger Saint-Laurent, PsyD

Briarcliff Manor, NY

Office

New York, NY

About

Bio

Dr Saint-Laurent is a clinical psychologist, licensed in the state of New York, with more than 25 years of experience in the field of psychotherapy. He is the Vice-Chair of the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute's Board of Directors. In addition to being a Somatic Experiencing Practioner, he is a Certified Group Peychotherapist and has undergone training in psychopharmacology. He is also an EMDR therapist. His primary office is located on the Upper West Side of Manathan. He also pratices in Briarcliff Manor.

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Clinical Psychology

Licenses

United States: New York

Doctor Q&A

34 Answers
8 Agrees
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
When experiencing : Painful anxiety, it is important to consult with a psychopharmacologist (psychiatrist) or a psychotherapist to assess how to alleviate your pain as qu... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
I have not seen any : Studies documenting that loss of memory could occur from masturbation.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
You first need to: Complete a bachelor's degree and then go to obtain at least a master's degree. Some states will provide a license for people with a master's degree... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
It seems that it: Would be important to maintain your medication regimen as well as continuing a psychotherapy with someone you can trust. Maintain your focus in bein... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
Not taking : Anti-anxiety medication can certainly cause problems as many of them have a short-term effect and the anxiety will re-surface quickly. Antidepressant... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
You seem to be : Talking about traumatic experiences or events. Engaging in good psychotherapy dealing with these events is essential. Somatic experiencing and emdr ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
There is no cure for: Bipolar disorder. Your only hope is to change your medication regimen.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
Absolutely. An : Eating disorder is more than anorexia (where one is very thin and still believes to be fat) or bulimia. Having an eating disorder has to do with on... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
Asthma can cause : Anxiety and anxiety can cause difficulty in breathing. You are pre-disposed to having asthma, your anxiety could trigger an asthma attack. You need... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
To become a : Psychologist you need to have at least a master's degree if not a doctorate. The state of new york now licenses people with a master's degree but mos... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
Menopause?: You are likely menopausal which would explain being late or skipping periods. Consult your gynaecologist.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
Trembling after : Being angry or very nervous is the natural way that our nervous system has to discharge the excess chemicals and hormones that have been released into... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
No.: Insanity does not contribute to muscle growth. A well design exercise regimen, proper diet and rest do.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
No.: I have not encountered any documentation of a correlation between blood type and mental health issues. One has nothing to do with the other.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
Don't masturbate too: Often; increase the blood flow by breathing deeply; don't stress yourself out about how long you'll stay hard; talk about your fantasies; stop worryi... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
One does not go into: Remission when one has a "borderline personality disorder". One can improve tremendously , especially with good therapy, and there are no medication,... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
Depression is a : Symptom of hypothyroidism. Have your medication regimen evaluated to make sure that your thyroid functions are stable and at the appropriate level. ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
Having what seems to: Be a paradoxical reaction to caffeine or other stimulants may indicate that you actually are self-medicating what could be adhd. The best way to find... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
A few days ago, I : Heard someone say "what people think of me is none of my business." this may be what your dad is trying to tell you. By obsessing over what other pe... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
Yes, there are some: Techniques you could learn and perhaps some medication you could use. It would be best to see a sex therapist for a consultation.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
It appears that you : Are back to normal, therefore, there does not seem to be a need to see a physician for now.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
You can't really : Control anybody unless they allow you to. You may decide to tell your brother how his "addiction to call of duty" impacts you, what effect it has on ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
Anxiety/lung pain?: If you felt relaxed when you smoked pot, it would be expected that you would have increased anxiety after you stop smoking it. Pain in the lungs? I... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
This type of : Situation usually indicates that there are underlying causes to the anxiety that need to be dealt with. A commitment to psychotherapy would be a goo... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
You may be suffering: From anxiety. How long has this been going on? Do you have any major stressor in your life right now? Try getting up a little earlier, take some ti... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
What matters is not : That your psychotherapist believes that it happened or not. What matters is for you to explore further what both your mind and your body are communic... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
Studies demonstrate : That bipolar disorder does run in families but the risk is minimal. When 1 parent has this diagnosis, the chances of the child having the illness is ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
You can achieve : Great improvements without drugs. It is possible to learn how to be more focused, more concentrated on a task and it is never too late to learn! usi... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
It would be wise to : Consult a physician in order to determine if this is anxiety or something else that causes your discomfort and pain.
A female asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
Having trouble : Breathing can be caused by anxiety. You were right to consult a physician to make sure that there was nothing wrong physically. As you have done so ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
No. No relationship.: There is no link between physiological features of your penis and your level of sexual activity. There is no correlation or link between sexual desir... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
No: I have never heard of anyone contracting HIV by touching a bar of soap. There needs to be a point of entry into the body for the virus to find its wa... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
Good psychotherapy.: Depersonalization can have many causes and sometimes is the result of unresolved traumas. Good psychotherapy is indicated to either provide healing f... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Saint Laurent
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
At the VA: Soldiers can get free psychotherapy at the VA.

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Jan 24, 2013
He is a caring, empathetic, and knowledgeable psychotherapist.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Saint Laurent is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Saint Laurent is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Alright im gonna look if the pain persist thank's for the fast answer doc :)
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Thanks for the first information on Borderline Remission,!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Take care sir.....

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Nova Southeastern University
Graduated 1994MD

Residency

ROOSEVELT MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Top Psychologist, First Place, New York - Winter
2013
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

APA, NYSPA, EGPS, AGPA
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