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Aileen Riotto Sirey Edit Profile

Aileen Riotto Sirey, American Psychotherapist. Recipient International Minerva award, Illinois Club delle Donna, Rome, 1985,Role Model award Italian American Students of CUNY, 1992; named Ethnic New Yorker, Mayor New York City, 1986, Guest Of Honor, Italian Board Guardians, 1991. Member APA, National Organisation Italian Women (1st president, founder, chairwoman), National Italian American Foundation.

Background

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.

Career

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

Membership

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

Connections

Married Charles Sirey, December 18, 1955. 1 child, JoAnne Sirey.