FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 18, 2020
Psychologist Vanessa Laird Joins Behavioral Health Team
At Saratoga Hospital’s Community Health Center
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., February 18, 2020—Psychologist Vanessa Laird has joined the behavioral health team at Saratoga Community Health Center. The Saratoga Hospital facility provides high-quality, affordable primary care, dental, behavioral health and addiction medicine services.
Laird is fellowship trained in psychology. She comes to Saratoga Hospital from Albany Med, where she was a clinical psychologist and assistant professor.
“Dr. Laird shares our fundamental commitment to supporting and empowering our patients to achieve their health and wellness goals,” said Dr. Renee Rodriguez-Goodemote, medical director, Saratoga Community Health Center. “She is an excellent fit for the Community Health Center and a welcome addition to our integrated healthcare team.”
Laird has a master’s degree in educational psychology and a doctorate in counseling psychology, both from Texas A&M University. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship in clinical psychology at Albany Med and an internship at the Albany Psychology Internship Consortium. In addition to Albany Med, the consortium includes Capital District Psychiatric Center and the Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany.
Saratoga Community Health Center is located at 24 Hamilton St. in downtown Saratoga Springs. To make an appointment, call 518-886-5600. For more information, go to www.saratogacommunityhealthcenter.org.
About Saratoga Hospital: Saratoga Hospital is the Saratoga region’s leading healthcare provider and the only acute-care facility in Saratoga County. The hospital’s multispecialty practice, Saratoga Hospital Medical Group, provides care at more than 20 locations, ensuring easy access to programs and services that can have the greatest impact on individual and community health. Saratoga Hospital has maintained Magnet designation for nursing excellence since 2004. Through its affiliation with Columbia Memorial Health and Albany Med, Saratoga Hospital is part of the largest locally governed health system in the. For more information: www.saratogahospital.org or www.facebook.com/SaratogaHospital.
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