Manali Roy

Manali Roy joined Columbia Health in 2022. Prior to Columbia, she worked as a staff psychologist at the North Central Bronx Hospital where she also completed her pre-doctoral internship. At the hospital, she worked in various clinical settings including inpatient psychiatric unit, psychiatric emergency services, and consultation-liaison psychiatry services. She has previously trained at the University of Toledo Psychology Clinic and the Zepf Center in Ohio, and at community mental health centers in India. Dr. Roy received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Toledo and Master’s in Psychology from Adelphi University. She also earned her Master’s in Clinical Psychology and Bachelor’s in Psychology from the University of Calcutta, India.

Dr. Roy works primarily from acceptance and mindfulness-based approaches while integrating psychodynamic perspectives as clinically indicated to meet the person where they are at. She aims to create a trauma-informed, empathic, collaborative, and non-judgmental space in therapy with the goal of fostering wellness. Her clinical interests include experiences of anxiety, depression, psychosis, emotional dysregulation, and interpersonal difficulties. Addressing intersectionality, multicultural concerns, immigrant experiences, and issues affecting international students (such as acculturative stress) are important in her clinical work. Dr. Roy is a part of the Counseling and Psychological Services' Outreach Team. She is fluent in Bengali and Hindi.


  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, University of Toledo
  • M.A. in Psychology, Adelphi University
  • M.Sc. in Clinical Psychology, University of Calcutta, India
  • B.Sc. in Psychology, University of Calcutta, India

Certifications and Licensure:

  • New York State License

Professional Experience:

  • Inpatient, Psychiatric Emergency, and Consultation-Liaison Psychologist at North Central Bronx Hospital
  • Psychological Assessment Supervisor for Psychology Interns at North Central Bronx Hospital
  • Undergraduate Course Instructor in Abnormal Psychology at University of Toledo
  • High School Instructor in Psychology at Bridge International School, India


  • Division 12 (Society of Clinical Psychology)
  • Division 39 (Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology)
  • Society of Personality Assessment

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Bengali
  • Hindi