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.
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 tribunals offering her mental health expertise in the area of Forensic Psychology. She’s given expert witness courtroom testimony for immigration cases, parental fitness, child custody evaluations, accidents and competency evaluations of senior citizens. 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 one was written under contract with a top British multinational publishing company called Routledge. The book was released in 2020, and is called Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Gaze, Body Image, Shame, Judgment and Maternal Function: Being & Belonging.