Born and educated in Argentina, Dr. Roth studied Psychology at the University of Buenos Aires. She worked as a licensed psychologist in private practice and at hospital settings before coming to St. Louis, MO. Once in Missouri, she completed a master’s degree at Washington University in St. Louis; and a doctoral degree from Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis. The Missouri Credentialing Board granted her two Alcohol and Drug treatment certifications: CRAADC and MARS. In 2017, Dr. Roth was awarded an International Psychoanalytic Association RTP- Research Fellow.
Hello! I am Dr. Lia Roth
Working together with Dr. Roth you will be able to embrace trust and optimism in your life and in your loved ones; reduce symptoms, build resiliency, make sense of conflicting situations, messages and roles. In other words, you’ll be able to feel better. If you believe people can judge you and you avoid social events, if you are suffering from depression, trauma or going through an agonizing change in your life. If you are simply not feeling well, you just made the right decision: looking for help. Start riding the path to a joyful life.
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LCSW, CRAADC, MARS, Psya.D.
Originally trained in hospital settings both in Argentina and at Barnes Jewish Hospital, Dr. Roth has over 15 years of professional experience. She has assisted survivors of 9/11 in New York; and worked in different agencies specializing in aiding survivors of domestic violence, human trafficking, and trauma both in Argentina and the United States.
Dr. Roth has been working in conjunction with attorneys and the court system offering her mental health expertise. She’s given expert witness courtroom testimony for immigration cases, evaluations of the risk of reoffending, accidents among other things. Of course, she’s also provided counseling services to children, teens and adults on a variety of conditions.
She is trained in several specialist therapeutic approaches dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), as well as brief psychodynamic and psychoanalytic approaches.
Dr. Roth is an adept clinician and assertive at diagnosing. She has various books in print. Her last book was written under contract with Routledge, Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Gaze, Body Image, Shame, Judgment and Maternal Function; Being & Belonging.