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Rosita Cossio-Pinero

Rosita Cossio-Pinero, Cuban psychotherapist.

Background

  • Cossio-Pinero, Rosita was born on December 9, 1940 in Havana, Cuba. Arrived in United States, 1964, naturalized, 1970. Daughter of Alejo and Rosa (Miralles) Cossio del Pino.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, College Sacred Heart, Puerto Rico, 1974. Master of Science, University Bridgeport, 1976. Postgraduate, University Miami, Florida, 1979.

    Career

    • Psychotherapist Mentally Retarded Institute Puerto Rico, 1976—1977, Miami Mental Health Center, Florida, 1978, day treatment program coordinator, information specialist, 1979—1980, aftercare clinician and psychotherapist, hypnotechnician, since 1979. Professional consultant, chairman finance committee Adaptacion.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Vice president College Engineers, Architects and Surveyors, San Juan, 1968—1976. Active American Cancer Society, since 1975. President Committee Intellectuals and Writers Freedom, Association Human Rights Cuba, Cuban Anti-Defamation League, since 1980.

    Director social services Tent City, Miami, 1980. Assistant administrator Cuban Haitian Task Force, State Department, since 1980. Member Democratic Committee Puerto Rico National Democratic Party, 1968—1976.

    Member of American Association Counselors, American Personnel and Guidance Association, American Mental Health Counselors Association, Dorado Beach Club (Puerto Rico).

    Connections

    • Married Emilio R. Cossio-Pinero, February 11, 1966. Children: Luis Alejo, Luis Orlando, Mayra Arrondo, Eileen B.
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    Born December 9, 1940