Debra E. Felsman, Ph.D. is a New York State licensed psychologist specializing in the treatment of adults across the lifespan. Dr. Felsman works with both men and women with a variety of life challenges, including depression and anxiety, relationship and interpersonal problems, sexuality, grief, and life transitions such as parenthood, divorce, career changes, retirement, and menopause, among others.
Dr. Felsman has been practicing in the Capital Region since 1995. She worked as a psychologist at the Samaritan Hospital outpatient clinic from 1995-1998 and as the clinical director of the outpatient unit from 2000-2002. Dr. Felsman joined Associates for Mental Health in Niskayuna, NY as a partner, where she practiced until 2010 when Dr. Felsman joined Dr. Assaf at Capital Psychology.
Dr. Felsman has worked as a supervisor at the Psychological Services Center, the training center for the SUNY doctoral program. She currently consults with the Collaborative Divorce Association of the Capital District.
Dr. Felsman has resided in the Capital District since 1987. She graduated with a BA in Psychology from SUNY Plattsburgh in 1987 and received her Ph.D. in counseling psychology from the University at Albany, State University of New York, in 1995. She resides in Schenectady, NY, with her two "pseudo-therapy" dogs, Annabelle and Lulu, who accompany her to work everyday.