Ryan L. Clements, PsyD

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Ryan Clements is licensed as a Psychologist in New York. Dr. Clements obtained his Doctorate of Psychology (Psy.D.) in clinical psychology from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology, a program accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). He received his Masters Degree in clinical psychology from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology, and his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and Music from Bucknell University. Dr. Clements completed a postdoctoral fellowship through the University of Rochester’s Department of Psychiatry and his APA accredited predoctoral internship at the University Counseling Center at Stony Brook University. Dr. Clements also trained in a variety of settings that include the Georgia State University Counseling Center, Positive Impact (a clinic for people living with HIV/AIDS), several psychiatric emergency departments, and private practice settings. He has extensive experience working with groups, has earned the title of Certified Group Psychotherapist (CGP) through the National Registry of Certified Group Psychotherapists, and is a former board member of the Atlanta Group Psychotherapy Society. His clinical interests include relational theory and the treatment of attachment disorders, loss, trauma and abuse, men’s issues, substance abuse, meaning and chronic medical illnesses, character disorders, depression, and anxiety. He aims to help clients experience relief from their immediate problems and obtain a more meaningful and deeper understanding of themselves for longer-lasting change in concert with their life goals. Dr. Clements has extensive training and experience working with people of various cultures and backgrounds.

Dr. Clements typically works from psychodynamic and interpersonal orientations. As such, he often aims to assist clients to understand how patterns in living and relating with others impact their lives. Dr. Clements also utilizes and integrates cognitive-behavioral, dialectical-behavioral, and meditative interventions into therapy to assist with symptom relief or utilizing more effective coping strategies and enhance adaptive functioning. In his private practice, and at times in conjunction with state agencies, Dr. Clements has performed cognitive/intellectual, academic, personality, and behavioral assessments with children, adolescents, and adults.

Dr. Clements is most easily reached via voicemail at 631.626.4459 or email at rclements@sbpwellness.com

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