Division of Social Sciences
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2016 University of Massachusetts, Boston PhD in Counseling Psychology
2009 Central European University, Budapest, Hungary MA in Gender Studies. Diploma with Merit.
2008 American University of Central Asia, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. BA in Psychology. Diploma with Honors. Magna Cum Laude.
Counseling psychologist in private practice 2016-present. Individual and group counseling, author or trainings on stress-reduction, anxiety, mindfulness, counseling older adults and more.
Workshops participation and certificates:
Mindfulness-Based Counseling and Psychotherapy. Seminars series, Professional Development Seminar, Psychology Division, Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School, November 2014 – April 2015.
Treating Couples. Continuing education seminar, The Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, November 7-8, 2014, Park Plaza Hotel, Boston.
CBT for Psychosis. Workshop for the team of Recovery in Shared Environment (RISE) clinic, Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School, March 2015.
Using Genograms in Family Therapy. Workshop. American University of Central Asia, March 19th, 2011.
2012-17 Doctoral Fellow, Soros Open Society Foundation, New York, New York.
Graduate scholarship (5 years of accommodation support during PhD program)
2012 Amy Sturrock Advising Award for Outstanding Academic Advising
Services, American University of Central Asia
2008 Partial Scholarship from Central European University (Funded by Open
Society Foundation, New York)
Kosterina, E., & Kadyrova, A. (2020). Facing mandatory motherhood and positive ageism: Well-being of older women residing alone in accounts of service providers in Kyrgyzstan. Manuscript in preparation.
Kosterina, E., Horne, S. G., & Lamb, S. (2019). The role of gender-based violence, health worries, and ambivalent sexism in the development of women’s gynecological symptoms. Journal of Health Psychology, https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105318825292
Lamb, S., Kosterina, E., Roberts, T., Dangler, L., Brodt, M., Maroney, M. (2016). Voices of the mind: Hegemonic masculinity and others in mind during young men sexual encounters. Journal of Men and Masculinities, 21(2), 254-275. https://doi.org/10.1177/1097184X17695038
Kosterina, E., & Horne, S. G. (2016). Gender differences research: Issues and critique. In N. Naples, R. C. Hoogland, M. Wickramasinghe, A. Wong (Eds.), Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Genger and Sexuality Studies. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
Lamb, S., Farmer, K., Kosterina, E., Lambe, Sarinana S., Plocha, A., & Randazzo, R. (2015). What's
sexy? Adolescent girls discuss confidence, danger, and media influence. Gender &
Wheeler, E., Cosgrove, L., & Kosterina, E. (2015). Quantitative methods. In I. Parker (Ed.) Handbook of Critical Psychology, New York, NY: Routledge.
Wheeler, E., Kosterina, E., Cosgrove, L. (2015). DSM: feminist critique. In N. Naples, R. C. Hoogland, M. Wickramasinghe, A. Wong (Eds.), Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
Molchanova, E., Kosterina, E., Kim, E., Horne, S. G., Latipova, K., & Koga, M. (2013).
Counseling in the Kyrgyz Republic. In T. H. Hohenshil, N. E. Amundson & S. G. Niles
(Eds.), Counseling Around the World: An International Handbook (pp. 107-116). Washington, DC: American Counseling Association.
2017-present American Psychological Association, International Affiliate
2012-2014 American Psychological Association, Student Affiliate
2018 American Psychological Association, International Affiliate