Photo of Karmen Koesterer, PsyD

Karmen Koesterer, PsyD

McLean Hospital Title
Harvard Medical School Title
  • Instructor in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry


Karmen Koesterer, PsyD, obtained her undergraduate degree in special education from Grand Valley State University. She worked as a special educator before earning her master’s degree from Harvard University. She then worked in the field of autism research for several years. As a doctoral student in clinical psychology, Dr. Koesterer completed a neuropsychology concentration at William James College and earned a PsyD in 2018. She then completed her two-year neuropsychology post-doctoral fellowship at McLean Hospital.

Dr. Koesterer is currently staff neuropsychologist at the Child and Adolescent Testing Service where she administers comprehensive evaluations. Her approach to these evaluations is from a developmental perspective and integrates findings from neuropsychological, academic, and psychological testing to inform educational and treatment planning.

Education & Training

  • 2006 BS in Special Education, Grand Valley State University
  • 2008 MEd in Special Studies, Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • 2018 PsyD in Clinical Psychology, William James College
  • 2017-2018 Pre-Doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology, TEAMCare Behavioral Health, LLC
  • 2018-2020 Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Neuropsychology, McLean Hospital
Board Certifications:

2019 Licensed Psychologist, Board of Registration of Psychologists, Commonwealth of Massachusetts


Phone: 617.674.5323
Office Address: Cambridge Outpatient - 799 Concord Avenue, Cambridge, MA