Kseniya Katsman

Counseling Psychology Ph.D. Candidate


Kseniya Katsman is a counseling psychology Ph.D. candidate at Fordham University. Her research interests include structural ageism and resilience as experienced by older adults navigating the U.S. healthcare system, interventions aimed at reducing ageism, cultural neuropsychology, and clinicians' well-being. Her clinical aspirations include providing psychotherapy and neuropsychological assessment services for older adults. 

Kseniya serves as a student representative of the Society of Clinical Geropsychology (APA division 12/II), a co-leader of the Ageism and Attitudes Toward Aging special interest group (APA division 20), and a co-facilitator for the Cultural Neuropsychology Council.


  • 2020–Present – Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, Fordham University
  • 2016–2018 – M.A. in Forensic Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York
  • 2010–2015 – B.A. in Psychology, Open University of Israel

Doctoral Clinical Experience

  • 2023–Present – Pre-Doctoral Geropsychology Extern at Zucker Hillside Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • 2022–Present – Pre-Doctoral Neuropsychology Extern at Weill Cornell Medicine's Department of Neurological Surgery
  • 2021–2022 – Pre-Doctoral Psychology Extern at Hunter College Counseling and Wellness Services

Research and Clinical Interests

  • The role of structural ageism and resilience in navigating the healthcare system by older adults
  • Interventions aimed at reducing ageism among professionals
  • Neuropsychological assessment and psychotherapy with older adults
  • Cultural neuropsychology
  • Clinicians' well-being


Kseniya Katsman

Graduate School of Education

Fordham University


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