Kseniya Katsman

Counseling Psychology Ph.D. Candidate


Kseniya Katsman is a counseling psychology Ph.D. candidate at Fordham University. Her research interests include lived experiences of older adults navigating the U.S. healthcare system as they pertain to structural ageism and resilience, interventions aimed at reducing ageism among professionals, cultural neuropsychology, and clinicians' well-being. Her clinical aspirations include providing psychotherapy and neuropsychological assessment 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

Continuing Education

  • 2024 – Foundational Competencies in Older Adult Mental Health certificate, Center for Excellence in Aging, Rush University Medical Center
  • 2021 – Clinical Neuroanatomy course, National Academy of Neuropsychology

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 U.S. healthcare system by older adults
  • Interventions aimed at reducing ageism among mental health professionals
  • Neuropsychological assessment and psychotherapy with older adults
  • Cultural neuropsychology


Kseniya Katsman

Graduate School of Education

Fordham University


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