DORIS BERSING, PHD
GERIATRIC CONSULTANT AND PSYCHOLOGIST

Empowering, Mentoring and Transforming people's lives.

Consulting

If an elder needs to know what is next in terms of aging well, Doris can design a roadmap to make that possible. As a geriatric consultant, she works with aging individuals and their families to understand their options and resources.

Therapy

Growing older is not an option, but staying engaged is. As a feminist and geriatric psychologist, Doris empowers seniors, elders and women to lead purposeful and meaningful lives.

Speaking

Doris Bersing speaks passionately about the intersection of feminism and ageism, as well as long term care options, to graduate students, providers, and caregivers. Her presentations are knowledgeable, charismatic and powerful.

“I am passionate about empowering people, including elders, to find the choices that will allow them to age the best way they can.” — Doris Bersing

Homophobia todavía vivita y coleando: no tengo nada en contra pero…

Lesbianas, gays, bisexuales, transexuales, intersexo, y otras personas que se identifican con la cultura “queer:  enfrentan peligros físicos pero sobre todo emocionales por ser quienes son  y atreverse a vivir como quieren y a ejercitar el derecho de libre albedrío que todos tenemos. Existe abundante evidencia de que el prejuicio que enfrentamos, la homofobia,  es tóxico […]

The dark side of the Internet for LGBT people

 No doubt that the use of the internet is very easy, efficient, and convenient. Nonetheless, the use of the internet has been utterly transformed in many ways, but improvements in search technology by Google, Kosmix and others have only begun to plumb the deep web. “A hidden web” Open or hidden, the web has its […]

Ageism and Sexism

Fighting Sexism and Ageism: We Need A New Paradigm for Old-er Women. Ageism I was stunned, when Debbie—my 67-yer-old client, who has one PhD in American history and a JD—told me that her contract as full-time faculty at a local law school had not been renewed. She is vivacious, energetic, intelligent, and adored by her […]

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