Dr. Robert Cristal, PHD

Dr. Robert Cristal, PHD

Clinical Psychology  ·  
Dr. Robert Cristal, PHD is a clinical psychologist in Roslyn Heights, NY. He graduated from Yeshiva University and specializes in clinical psychology, counseling, and more.

37 Shelter Ln

Roslyn Heights, NY 11577

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareConnect
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cristal "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 facilitate relief from emotional distress and frustrating self-defeating behaviors. This approach places emphasis on achieving durable change in one's thoughts, beliefs, feelings and behaviors so as to yield a notable improvement in one's quality of life."

22  Specialties

  • Clinical Psychology
  • ADHD Parent Coaching
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Adult Clinical Psychology
  • Adult Development & Aging Psychology
  • Adult Psychology
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology
  • Cognitive & Behavioral Psychology
  • Counseling
  • Geriatric Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Hypnosis
  • Individual Counseling
  • Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Medical Psychology
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Psychology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Cristal does not have any board certifications listed.

20  Conditions Treated

13  Procedures

  • Adolescent Counseling
  • Behavior Modification
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples Therapy
  • Family Counseling
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Grief Therapy
  • Hypnosis (Medical Hypnotherapy)
  • Marital Counseling
  • Marital Therapy
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Relaxation Therapy
  • Stress Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • City University Ny
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Va Medical Center, Northport, Ny
    Internship Hospital | Completed

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Robert Cristal, PHD
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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