Dr. Kelly Katsuras completed her Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Clinical and School Psychology at Pace University, New York, where she received extensive training in child, adolescent, and adult psychotherapy and psychological testing. She completed her predoctoral internship at New York City Children’s Center, an urban inpatient hospital, where she provided treatment to children and adolescents presenting with severe mental health difficulties. Dr. Katsuras has received clinical training with individuals of all ages in diverse settings, including Jacobi Medical Center (adult inpatient), McShane Center for Psychological Services (adult outpatient), Four Winds Hospital (child/adolescent inpatient), a child advocacy center (children, adolescents and families dealing with abuse), and public schools. Additionally, she has extensive training in psychoeducational and psychodiagnostic assessment. She also spent several years working in research labs at Yale University Child Study Center and the University of Rochester Medical Center.
Dr. Katsuras provides treatment to children, adolescents, and adults with a variety of presenting problems, including trauma, relational difficulties, depression, anxiety, emotional dysregulation, identity confusion, and life transitions as well as parent-child dyadic work. She also provides psychoeducational and psychodiagnostic testing. Dr. Katsuras’ theoretical orientation is primarily Cognitive-Behavioral, while integrating aspects of insight oriented therapy (psychodynamic), interpersonal, attachment, and family systems techniques. She tailors her approach to meet the unique needs of each client. Most importantly, she strives to provide a warm and genuine environment where clients feel safe, heard, and supported. This setting allows for collaboration with clients in working towards their personal goals and developing satisfaction with their lives, all while building on their strengths