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Jerome M. Rubino, MA

Senior Clinical Lecturer

BA, Villanova University; MA, St. John’s University

Clinical Member/Approved Supervisor - American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy

Former Chair and Program Director of the Department of Marriage and Family Therapy (2009 - 2012), Mr. Rubino received his New York State MFT license in 2006. He is a Clinical Member of AAMFT for over 20 years and an AAMFT Approved Supervisor for over 15 years. His relationship with Iona began in 1987 as a Field Clinical Supervisor. He helped direct the self-study for Candidacy (2003) and for Initial Accreditation (2008). He has been the Director of MFT Training. Mr. Rubino has over 25 years of experience working as a psychologist and a marriage and family therapist in the New York State Office of Mental Health. He was faculty member and clinical supervisor in an APA approved pre-doctoral family psychology internship. He was a co-creator and supervisor on a Live Treatment Team Model – the Peekskill Model – about which he participated in a number of professional presentations at AAMFT, APA and other professional venues. Mr. Rubino has been a Clinic Director and creator and Director of a Biofeedback and Stress Management Program. Mr. Rubino was the President of the Westchester/ Mid-Hudson Chapter, NYAMFT and a member of the Board of Directors, NYMFT (2000 - 2002).  He played an active role in the lobbying effort for the MFT license in New York.

Mr. Rubino was elected President of the Westchester/Mid-Hudson Chapter, NYAMFT (January 2013) and is a member of the NYAMFT Board of Directors.

Interests: Structural family therapy, the integration of strategic and narrative therapy, systemically-oriented supervision, use of the Reflecting Team for supervision and treatment intervention; self of the therapist issues and common factors in psychotherapy.