Faculty Profile

Dr. Nelly Katsnelson, M.D.

Nelly Katsnelson, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Professional Interests

Nelly Katsnelson, M.D. is a psychiatrist with an interest in cultural psychiatry, psychodynamic group and individual psychotherapy, and mind-body psychotherapy. She is also a Director of Group Psychotherapy Training for AECOM Residency Training and Director of Bilingual Bicultural Ambulatory Services for Immigrants and Refugees form the former Soviet Union.Dr. Katsnelson completed psychiatric residency at Montefiore/AECOM after graduating from Michigan State

 Medical School and University of Michigan with a B.A. in psychology.

She joined Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1991.

Dr. Katsnelson is a member of American Group Psychotherapy Association and a Certified Group Psychotherapist. She served on UJA Task Force on Immigration. She received Rock Sleyster Memorial Scholarship in Psychiatry and Milton Rosenbaum Award.

Selected Publications

-   Katsnelson, N.  The Application of Cultural and Environmental Factors in the Work with Immigrant Russian Americans.  American Psychiatric Association, Institute of Hospital and Community Psychiatry, 43rd Annual Meeting Abstract, p. 50 (October 1991).

-   Katsnelson, N.  Cross-Cultural Dimensions in Diagnosis and Treatment of Depression in the Soviet Immigrant Elderly.  First National Conference:  Soviet Resettlement--Twenty Years of Experience in Health and Mental Health, Chicago, IL, Abstract (December 1991).

-   Katsnelson, N., Bunina, G.  Principles of Cross-Cultural Assessment.  American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting Abstract, p. 320, San Francisco, CA (1993).

-   Kennedy, G., Katsnelson, N., Laitman L., Alvarez E.  Homebound Older Adults in Need of Psychiatric Treatment.  American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting Abstract, p. 307, San Francisco, CA (1993).

-   Katsnelson, N., Kennedy, G.  Psychological Adaptation of Older Adults from Russia in the United States of America.  International Psychogeriatric Association Annual Meeting, Abstract, p. 39, Berlin, Germany (1993).

-   Katsnelson, N.  Intergenerational Conflict.  Second National Conference on Soviet Refugees Mental Health Issues, NY, Proceedings.

-   Levin, T., Katsnelson, N., Vernikov, R.  Abstract, Orthopsychiatry Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.  Group Psychotherapy with Russia Immigrants (May 1994).

-   Tropper, M., Katsnelson, N.  A Comparative Binational Study of Psychopathology of Older Immigrants from Russia in Israel and U.S.  International Psychogeriatric Conference, Amsterdam (1994).

-   Katsnelson, N., Vernikov, R., Kennedy, G.  Culturally Sensitive Outpatient Evaluation and Treatment of Older Adults from Russia.  Proceedings, 47th Annual Meeting, American Gerontological Society, Atlanta (1994).

-       Levin, T., Katsnelson, N., Vernikov, R.  "Dostoyevsky Joins the Group."  Transcultural Group Psychotherapy with Russian Immigrants.  Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric for Group Psychotherapy, Atlanta, GA (1995).

-       Migration and Professional Identity Chairperson: Nelly Katsnelson, M.D.,APA,New York City

-       Katsnelson, N., Vernikov, R., Kennedy, G.  Organization of Cross-Cultural Services in the USA for Treatment of Geriatric Russia Immigrants with Depression and Anxiety.  International Psychogeriatric Association Annual Meeting, Sidney, Australia (1995).

-       Saiger, G, Katsnelson, N. Future of group psychotherapy training in Psychiatric  Residency,AGPA annual meeting, Austin,TX 2007

Katsnelson,N, Stern D, Mandel, R,Loebl, A.,Schuster, A.Facilitating transition from a supervisee to a supervisor as a separation-individuation step in  group therapy training in the 3rd and fourth year of psychiatric residency training,AGPA,Washington, DC 2008

 

 Katsnelson,N.Facilitating transition from a supervisee to a supervisor as a separation-individuation step in  group therapy training in the 3rd and fourth year of psychiatric residency training,AGPA,San Diego 2010

 

 

 

 

 

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