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Aileen Riotto Sirey

Aileen Riotto Sirey, American psychotherapist. Recipient International Minerva award, Illinois Club delle Donna, Rome, 1985, Role Model award Italian American Students of City University of New York, 1992; named Ethnic New Yorker, Mayor New York City, 1986, Guest Of Honor, Italian Board Guardians, 1991.


  • Sirey, Aileen Riotto was born on July 13, 1935 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Randolph and Josephine (Mazza) Riotto.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Brooklyn College, 1955. Master of Science, Brooklyn College, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Union Graduate School, Cincinnati, 1979.


    • Director Division Hospital Family Planning, New York City, 1966-1971. Executive director New Dimension in Comprehensive Health, 1971-1976, National Institute for Psychotherapies, New York City, since 1981.


    • Author: Ethnotherapy For Italian American, 1985.


    Member American Psychological Association, National Organization Italian Women (1st president, founder, chairwoman), National Italian American Foundation.


    • Married Charles Sirey, December 18, 1955. 1 child, JoAnne Sirey.
    • father: Randolph Riotto
    • mother: Josephine (Mazza) Riotto
    • spouse: Charles Sirey
    • child: JoAnne Sirey
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    Born July 13, 1935