Veronica M. Rojas, M.D is a Double Board Certified of the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry in General and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. She holds a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at New York University as a voluntary faculty. Dr Rojas’s area of psychiatric expertise is diverse. She works with all the developmental stages in life starting with children &adolescents, college women transitioning into young professional women, motherhood and families. She also works with adolescents and substance use.
She has trained in psychodynamic psychotherapy and dialectic behavioral therapy. She is currently becoming certified in SMART (Stress Management and Resiliency Training) at the Benson Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. She has also trained for Mindful Based Stress Reduction at the University of Massachusetts. Dr. Rojas applies all these techniques plus her great belief in exercise, vitamins, meditation and psychotropic medication when needed. Dr. Rojas did her General Psychiatric Residency at New York Presbyterian (Cornell) and did her Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Fellowship at New York University –Child Study Center.
Following her fellowship, she became the Director of the first ACS (Administration for Children and Families) – Bellevue Mental Health Program for five years. After running this program, she had the privilege of becoming the first female to be an Associate Medical Director of the Department of Psychiatry at Bellevue Hospital. In addition, she was the psychiatrist at Edwin Gould for Children & Families foster care agency for more than ten years, providing services to women in great need.
Dr. Rojas has published in several magazines, has appeared on television and has published articles and book chapters related to women and their families, college young professional women, trauma and migration. She practices psychiatry in NYC and Ridgewood, NJ, where she lives with her husband and two daughters.
Private Psychiatry Practice
CLINICAL APPOINTMENTS/HOSPITAL AFFILIATION
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at New York University (voluntary faculty),
DESCRIPTION OF PRACTICE/SERVICES OFFERED
Psychiatric Evaluation and Consultation
AREAS OF RESEARCH
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Substance Use in adolescents.
1999-2001 Child & Adolescent Fellowship, New York University-Child Study Center
1996-1999 General Psychiatry Residency, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
1984-1989 University of Buenos Aires, School of Medicine
Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
2000 Wyeth-Ayers/AADPRT IMG Mentorship Program
2002 American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education/Janssen
Pharmaceutica Public Policy Leadership Program.
Adolescents. Psychiatric Quarterly vol. 76, number 3, 2005.
Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology Vol 11, Number 3, 2001.
Tardive Dystonia. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 1999; 60,10.
Bipolar Disorder Volume 5 of the WPA Series “Evidence and Experience in
Psychiatry” (ed: M. Maj M. Akiskal HS, Lopez-Ibor JJ, Sartorius N), Wiley
Publishers, 424-426 Cichester.
Disorders in children and adolescents, (Handbook). Norton Publications, 237-
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Children & Adolescents (Handbook) Norton
and Adolescents. Norton Publications, 218-237.
M.D., Richard Perry, M.D., Hector Varas, M.D. and Glenn Hirsch, M.D. “Evidence
based administrative initiative in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Inpatients”
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 47th Annual Meeting,
October 24-29, 2000.
Neurological Dysfunction in Pediatric HIV Infection. Child Neurology Society,
Neurological and Psychological Dysfunction in Pediatric HIV Infection. Neuro-
Science, Italy, 1991.
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