Dr. Robert Cristal, PHD

Clinical Psychology •  Male
  
Dr. Cristal
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Robert M. Cristal, Ph.D.

37 Shelter Ln Roslyn Heights, NY 11577

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(516) 621-3339

Dr. Robert Cristal, PHD is a clinical psychologist in Roslyn Heights, NY. He specializes in clinical psychology, counseling, and more.


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(516) 621-3339

Dr. Cristal accepts the following insurance:

AARP
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Card PPO
CareConnect
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Humana
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Medicare
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UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Value Options
Behavioral Health
Empire Plan
Value Options EPO
Value Options HMO
Value Options POS
Value Options PPO

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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Cristal's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Stress Disorder (ASD)
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adolescent Counseling
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Attack
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Behavior Modification
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Family Counseling
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Grief
  • Grief Therapy
  • Hypnosis (Medical Hypnotherapy)
  • Marital Counseling
  • Marital Therapy
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Panic Attack
  • Panic Disorder With Agorapobia
  • Panic Disorder Without Agorapobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Relationship Issues
  • Relaxation Therapy
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Social Phobia
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Stress-Related Asthma

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Dr. Cristal's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cristal

4.5

Based on 60 reviews

5 Stars
85%
(51)
4 Stars
3.3333333333333335%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
10%
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I wanted to thank Dr Cristal for the 3 years of talks and strategies he shared with me. During these chaotic times we are living in as a species, uncertainty, lack of focus, anxiety, fear, and depression seem to be spreading faster and causing more harm than the virus itself. Thanks to all his help I learned so much about C.B.T. and about myself. Not only have I been able to deal with all this chaos better than most around me personally, socially and professionally, but I've been able to help many others cope, change their mental states and look at things in a different way. I've been able to keep my business running and growing too. He has really helped me a lot. So I just wanted to send a most profound thank you to Dr Cristal. It hasn't been perfect and I don't think it will ever be. Without a doubt it's a hell of a lot better thanks to him. I look forward to seeing him again in the future.
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Carlos Lember – May 01, 2020
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Professional, excellent listener, structures discussion. Provides non-biased feedback. Sets simple & realistic goals; checks back on your progress. I leave each session with a sense of accomplishment and/or a lesson learned. I have worked with other therapists but find Dr. Cristal's work to be especially effective; I have progressed and look forward to every session.
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Feb 19, 2020
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I have been seeing Dr Cristal for my anxiety. He is very understanding and compassionate. He has given me many tools on how to cope and slowly overcome many of my issues. He is incredibly easy to talk to. I definitely recommend him.
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Nov 17, 2019
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Very good therapist. Listens attentively and has been very helpful. Would definitely recommend to others.
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Garry Wilbur – Oct 23, 2019
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I left a message on Dr. Cristal's answering machine about my son. He didn't call back so I called him again. He called me back and the first thing he says is which insurance do you have. Not whats wrong, why do you want to see me. Then he says he's not taking any new patients.
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Sep 10, 2019
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He is a helpful and caring therapist
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barbara bergman – Jul 25, 2019
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I highly recommend Dr. Cristal. He is a caring therapist, who has treated my anxiety and depression over the years. He has given me effective coping strategies as well as tools that allow me to work things out for myself. For me, that is invaluable. A true professional in every sense of the word.
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East Meadow – Jun 28, 2019
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Dr. Cristal is the best. His insights have been eye-opening, and his suggestions have been spot-on. I'm so glad I found him.
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May 03, 2019
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Intelligent, insightful and practical - Dr Cristal has been a huge help
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Jan 25, 2019
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Dr. Cristal is a great psychologist. He is professional, extremely knowledgeable, easy to talk to and trustworthy. Dr. Cristal has helped me better overcome my anxiety. His strategies and techniques work. I would highly recommend to family and friends.
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Nov 20, 2018
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Incredible psychologist. Very kind. Professional. Understanding. Experienced, and has had extensive experience in multiple situations and with people who have very specific issues. I’m addition, he is very focused on YOU making your decisions and him not making a decision for you. Also, he is kind and non-judgemental. He works very hard to make sure his patients understand that their mental illness does not make them a bad person.
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Ryan in , NY – May 12, 2018
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I have been going to Dr. Cristal for approximately a little less than a year and he’s helped me make so many changes within myself. I’ve been suffering from Anxiety, Panic Attacks and Depression and Dr. Cristal has truly helped me find the peace in my life. Dr. Cristal has helped me manage and cope with where I’m at in my life and he’s helped me overcome many areas of stress. Although the work is just beginning, I’m very optimistic towards my future, thanks to Dr. Cristal!
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May 06, 2018
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I have been going to Dr. Cristal for almost a year now and he's been instrumental in helping me overcome my Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder. Something I have been dealing with for 10 years, but was never diagnosed or treated till recently. He has helped me better understand my disorder and how to cope with it. I've been doing things that I haven't been able to do in years.
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New Hyde Park – Apr 26, 2018
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I cannot even give 1 star to this aloof, unfriendly man. I confirmed with my insurance co beforehand that he participates. When we got there, he barely introduced himself, was totally aloof and cold, got right into the insurance stuff, called them while we were filling out his forms. We heard him say, take my name off your list; I don't want to deal with you; hung up and said, "sorry." We were so taken aback. Do not go to this guy regardless of ins. SO offputting. Never smiled once. Ugh.
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Mar 01, 2018
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Best psychologist I've had by far. I found him by searching through health grades and it's only now why I see he has so many 5-star reviews, he's the best at what he does. I came to him when I was going through a traumatic time. He was there, listened, and responded in a way that was both helpful and comforting. He is truly there to help his clients and I can only thank him for giving me an ease of mind!
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Paul M. in Massapequa, NY – Jan 10, 2018
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Dr. Cristal has helped me immensely with my depression and anxiety while I was struggling. His methods and guidance have had a huge impact on my life. I consider myself to be in a much better place then where I was – and I continue to make great strides day in and day out. I’m very grateful to have found Dr. Cristal here on Health Grades when looking for a new doctor. Very professional, intelligent, and friendly doctor who I’d recommend to anyone.
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Tom in New York, NY – Oct 11, 2017
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Dr Cristal has helped me cope with anxiety. Very good at his job. Would recommend him to family and friends. I'm much better off now after therapy sessions with Dr. Cristal. My life has changed drastically since I first started seeing him. Much lower anxiety levels and happier overall.
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RW – Sep 02, 2017
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I was recomend to Dr Crystal by a friend who was seeing him for a long time, Dr crystal has helped me solve many of my issues and gave me tools to help me solve them anywhere and anytime I was experiencing them again in my life. He is the best!
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Hugo in Floral Park, NY – Jan 31, 2017
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Dr. Cristal is professional, knowledgeable, easy to talk to , & Highly recommended .
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Elmont, NY – Jan 04, 2017
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He's a great therapist. Helped me immensely with my chronic anxiety and i no longer suffer from regular panic attacks. Would definitely recommend him to friends/family
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Mike in New York, NY – Oct 21, 2016
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About Me

I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in private practice in Roslyn Heights, specializing in Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Relaxation Therapy, Marriage Counseling and Clinical Hypnosis. My main objective, as a Cognitive Behavior Therapist, is to facili...

Specialties

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Addiction and Substance Abuse Counseling
  • ADHD Parent Coaching
  • Adolescent Psychology

Education

Va Medical Center, Northport, Ny
Internship Hospital
City University NY
Undergraduate School

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Robert M. Cristal, Ph.D.

Roslyn Heights Office37 Shelter Ln Roslyn Heights, NY 11577
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