Eugenia Cherkasskaya

Eugenia Cherkasskaya joined Columbia Health in 2014. Prior to Columbia, she completed a clinical psychology internship at Beth Israel Mount Sinai and a clinical psychology externship at Bronx State Psychiatric Center. She also worked as a clinical fellow in college mental health at the City University of New York College of Staten Island.

Eugenia's professional interests include trauma, sexual health and women's sexuality, couples therapy, relationship and identity difficulties, and developmental issues specific to emerging adulthood, as well as mental health concerns associated with international humanitarian and development fieldwork.

Degrees and Education:

  • PhD, CUNY Graduate Center
  • MA, CUNY Hunter College
  • BA, Barnard College, Columbia University

Professional Experience:

  • Intern, Beth Israel Mount Sinai
  • Extern, Bronx State Psychiatric Center
  • Clinical Fellow, College of Staten Island
  • Therapist, The Psychological Center
  • Teaching Fellow, City College/CUNY

Foreign Languages:

  • Russian

Professional Memberships:

  • Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality

Published Articles:

  • Cherkasskaya, E. & Rosario, M. (2017). A model of female sexual desire: Internalized working models of parent–child relationships and sexual body self-representations. Archives of Sexual Behavior. 10.1007/s10508-016-0899-8.
  • Cherkasskaya, E., & Wachtel, P.L. (2013). Psykoterapi integrasjon: Historie ognavaerende status [Psychotherapy Integration: History and Current Status].  In: E. Axelsen Dalsgaard, K. Benum, & E. Hartmann, Hva er god psykoterapi? Integrering av teori, klinisk erfaring og forskning i det terapeutiske rom [What characterizes psychotherapy that works? Integration of theory, clinical experience, and research in the therapy room].  Oslo: Pax Forlag.