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JAIRO N FUERTES

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Diplomas/Degrees

Master of Arts in Counseling and Personnel Services, University of Maryland
PhD Counseling Psychology, University of Maryland
Internship in Clinical Psychology, Manhattan VA Medical Center
Diploma, Specialty Board Certification in Clinical Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology,
Diploma, Specialty Board Certification in Counseling Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology,

Recent Courses

Contemporary Views Of Psychoanalytic Theory
Multi-Cultural Issues In Counseling
Personality, Psychopathology Diagnosis
Psychological Research I
Psychological Research III
Psychotherapy Case Conference I

Teaching Specializations/Interests

My teaching interests include clinical assessment and intervention, case conceptualization and treatment planning, clinical supervision, psychopathology, and research design. In the summer I teach a course on multicultural psychology in Orvieto Italy. At the undergraduate level I have taught a freshmen course on study skills and a course on introduction to psychology.

My interests in teaching, research, and clinical practice can be explained in part as a function of the mentoring that I have received and the legacy of mentoring, teaching, and research that has preceded me and my teachers, as presented below in my academic genealogy.

Academic Genealogy

Charles J. Gelso, PhD, Ohio State University, 1970. He was my academic mentor at Maryland and is now a research collaborator. He has published extensively in the areas of the client-therapist relationship in psychotherapy, including the real relationship. He has also written about the research training environment in graduate education and about psychoanalytic psychotherapy in general. His dissertation was directed by Francis Robinson and was entitled "The effect of different methods of recording counseling interviews on various dimensions of client behavior and client-mediated counselor behavior"

Francis P. Robinson, PhD, University of Iowa, 1932. He conducted research on eye movements and reading perception, and later developed the SQ3R method of study. He was an early influence in the development of counseling psychology as a profession, and along with Carl Rogers at Ohio State pioneered the use of audio tape recordings to examine in-session events in counseling. His dissertation was directed by Carl Seashore and was entitled "The role of eye movements in reading with an evaluation of techniques for their improvement"

Carl E. Seashore, PhD, Yale, 1895. He developed training programs and conducted research at the University of Iowa in the areas of the psychology of speech and hearing, child psychology, clinical psychology, psychological testing, and the psychology of music. Seashore's dissertation was directed by Edward Scripture and dealt primarily with illusions of weight; Seashore's was the first PhD in Psychology ever awarded to a student at Yale. Scripture, E. W., & Seashore, C. E. (1893). On the measurement of hallucinations. Science, 22, 353.

Edward W. Scripture, PhD, University of Leipzig, 1891; MD, University of Munich, 1906. Psychologist, physician and speech scientist, he wrote several books and articles on different aspects of speech science (experimental phonetics) and pathology (stuttering and voice). He also worked as a speech clinician in different clinics in the US and Europe. His dissertation advisor was Wilhelm Wundt. Scripture's project was on the association of ideas. Scripture, E. W. (1895). Thinking, feeling, doing. Meadville, PA: Chautauqua Press.

Wilhelm Wundt, MD, University of Heidelberg, 1855. Physician, psychologist, physiologist. He is widely regarded as the father of experimental psychology, having founded one of the first formal laboratories for psychological research at the University of Leipzig. There he published more than 450 works, supervised 186 dissertations: 70 on philosophical topics, and 116 on psychological problems.

Research Interests

My research program examines the role of the physician-patient working alliance in explaining medical patient satisfaction and treatment adherence. The working alliance concept was first developed by psychotherapists who were interested in looking at factors associated with patient motivation. Underlying the physician-patient working alliance concept are two principles of relationship-centered health care: the importance of agreement-communication and the central role of patient trust and liking for the doctor. Essentially, what I have proposed in the physician-patient working alliance is that if the patient understands and agrees with the treatment being prescribed, and if the patient trusts and likes the doctor, then he/she is more likely to follow the treatment prescribed, and to be satisfied with the services being provided. I have developed and published patient and physician measures of the working alliance, and generated research demonstrating its relationship to patient adherence, satisfaction, and outcome. My current efforts are in collaboration with doctors at Nassau University Medical Center, where we are conducting research with Rheumatoid arthritis and lupus patients as well as with patients in NUMC’s Nephrology clinic.


I am also studying the “real relationship” in psychotherapy. This has been a construct of interest to me since my days in graduate school, when I first read Ralph Greenson’s classic book on the theory and technique in psychoanalysis, which included some preliminary statements about the real relationship. I gravitated to the notion stipulated in the construct of the real relationship that therapists and patients could form perceptions of one another that were based on reality and which would be communicated in some way in treatment. I was specially taken with the notion that these perceptions could be largely free of distortion and untainted by influences that come from unfinished business from the past or from unresolved issues in current relationships. Along with my research collaborators, we have developed client and therapist forms of the real relationship and published research about its development and role with respect to process and outcome in psychotherapy.

Grants/Sponsored Research

Agency: Adelphi University
Title: Personality, adherence, and well-being in dialysis patient treatment
Total direct costs: $3,600
Period: 2/1/2013-8/31/2014
Role: Co Principal Investigator

Agency : National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Title: "Interpersonal Therapy for Depressed Hispanic Patients on Hemodialysis".
Total Direct Costs: $379,882
Period: 2014-2016 (Under Review)
Role: Principal Investigator

Books

Fuertes, J.N., Spokane, A., & Holloway, E. (2013). Specialty Competencies in Counseling Psychology (Oxford University Press). NY: Oxford University Press.

Biancoviso, A.N., Bishop-Towle, W., & Fuertes, J.N. (2004). Planned group counseling: An alternative group method for reluctant and chemically dependent clients (Springer). NY: Springer.

Roysicar, G., Arredondo, P., Fuertes, J.N., Ponterotto, J.G., & Toporek, R.L. (Eds) (2003). Multicultural counseling competencies (American Counseling Association). VA: American Counseling Association.


Book Chapters

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Fuertes, J.N. (2012). Multicultural Counseling and Psychotherapy. In E.M. Altmaier & J.C. Hansen. The Oxford Handbook of Counseling Psychology. (pp. 570-588). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Constantine, M. G., Fuertes, J. N., Roysircar, G., & Kindachi, M. M. (2008). Multicultural competence: Clinical practice, training, supervision, and research. In Walsh, W. B. (Ed.) Biennial Review of Counseling Psychology. (pp. 97-128). New York, NY: Routledge..

Fuertes, J. N., Alfonso, V. C., & Schultz, J. J. (2007). Counseling culturally and linguistically diverse children and youth: A self-regulatory approach. In G. B. Esquivel, E. C. Lopez, and S. G. Nahari (Eds), The Handbook of Multicultural School Psychology. (pp. 409-427). New York, NY: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Fuertes, J.N., Mislowack, A., & Mintz, S. (2005). Multicultural Competencies in Clinics and Hospital Settings. ). In M. Constantine and D.W. Sue (Eds), Multicultural Counseling Competencies: Theory, Research, and Applications. (pp. 145-159). New York, NY: Wiley.

Fuertes, J.N., & Costa, C., Mueller, L., & Hersh, M. (2004). Process and outcome psychotherapy research from a cultural-racial perspective. In R. Carter (Ed.) Handbook of Racial-Cultural Psychology and Counseling (Volume 1). (pp. 256-276). New York, NY: Wiley.

Fuertes, J.N., & Ponterotto, J.G. (2003). Culturally appropriate intervention strategies. In G. Roysircar P. Arredondo, J.N. Fuertes, R. Toporek, R., & J.G. Ponterotto, J.G. (2003). 2003 Multicultural counseling competencies: AMCD. (pp. 51-58). Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association..

Fuertes, J.N., & Gretchen, D (2001). Emerging theories of multicultural counseling. In J.G. Ponterotto, J.M. Casas, L.A. Suzuki, & C.M. Alexander (Eds.) Handbook of multicultural counseling. (pp. 509-541). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Ponterotto, J.G., Fuertes, J.F., & Chen E.C. (2000). Models of multicultural counseling. In S.D. Brown & R.W. Lent (Eds.), Handbook of counseling psychology . (pp. 639-669). New York, NY: Wiley.

Fuertes, J.N., Sedlacek, W.E., & Westbrook, F.D. (1993). A needs assessment of Hispanic students at a predominantly White university. In G.M. Gonzalez, I. Alvarado, A.S. Segrera (Eds.), Challenges of Cultural and Racial Diversity to Counseling. (pp. 44-47). Alexandria, VA: ACA.


Refereed Articles

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Mohr, J., Fuertes, J.N., Stracuzzi, T.I. (In press) (2014), Transference and Insight in Psychotherapy with Gay and Bisexual Male Clients: The Role of Sexual Orientation Identity Integration. Psychotherapy.

Fuertes, J.N., Anand, P., Haggerty, G., Kestenbaum, M., Rosenblum, G. (2014), The Physician-Patient Working Alliance and Patient Psychological Attachment, Adherence, Outcome Expectations, and Satisfaction in a Sample of Rheumatology Patients. Behavioral Medicine, DOI: 10.1080/08964289.2013.875885.

Fuertes, J.N., Gelso, C.J., Owen, J.J., & Cheng, D. (2013), Real relationship, working alliance, tranference/countertransference and outcome in time-limited psychotherapy. Counselling Psychology Quarterly. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09515070.2013.845548, 3/4, 294-312.

Goldfried, M.R., Newman, M. Castonguay, L, G., Fuertes, J.N., Magnavita, J.J., Sobell, L.C., Wolf, A.W. In Press (2013), On the Dissemination of Clinical Experiences in Using Empirically Supported Treatments, Behavior Therapy , http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.beth.2013.09.007. Behavior Therapy.

Fuertes, J.N., Gottdiener, W.H., Martin, H., Gilbert, T.C., Giles, H. (2012), A meta-analysis of the effects of speaker’s accents on interpersonal evaluations. European Journal of Social Psychology, 42, 120-133.

Belizaire, L., & Fuertes, J.N (2011), Attachment, coping, acculturative stress, and quality of life among Haitian immigrants. Journal of Counseling and Development, 89, 89-97.

Bennet, J.K., Fuertes, J.N., Keitel, M., Phillips, R. (2011), The Role of Patient Attachment and Working Alliance on Patient Adherence, Satisfaction, and Health-Related Quality of Life in Lupus Treatment. Patient Education and Counseling, 53-59.

Stracuzzi, T.I., Mohr, J.J., Fuertes, J.N. (2011), Gay and bisexual male clients’ perceptions of counseling: The role of perceived sexual orientation similarity and counselor universal-diverse orientation. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 58, 299-309.

Brady-Amoon, M., & Fuertes, J.N. (2011), The association between self-efficacy and self-rated abilities and college students' adjustment and academic performance. Journal of Counseling and Development, 89, 431-438.

Curran, M.F., Fuertes, J.N., Alfonso V.C., & Hennessy, J.J. (2010), The association of sensation seeking and impulsivity to driving while under the influence of alcohol. Journal of Addictions and Offender Counseling, 30, 84-98.

Ross, J., & Fuertes, J.N. (2010), Parental Attachment, Inter-parental Conflict, and Young Adults' Emotional Adjustment. The Counseling Psychologist, 38, 1050-1077.

Kelley, F. A., Gelso, C. G., Fuertes, J., Marmarosh, C., Lanier, S. (2010), The development and psychometric investigation of the client version of The Real Relationship Inventory. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training.

Fuertes, J.N., Boylan, L.S., & Fontanella, J. (2008), Behavioral indices in medical care outcome: The working alliance, adherence and related factors. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 24, 80-85.

Fuertes, J.N., Mislowack, A., Bennett, J., Paul, L., Gilbert, T.C., Fontan, G., & Boylan, L.S. (2007), The Physician-Patient Working Alliance. Patient Education and Counseling. 66, 29-36.

Fuertes, J.N., Mislowack, A., Brown, S., Gur-Arie, S., Wilkinson, S., & Gelso, C.J. (2007), Correlates of the real relationship in psychotherapy: A study of dyads. Psychotherapy Research, 17, 423-430.

Fuertes, J.N., Stracuzzi, T.I., Bennett, J., Scheinholtz, J., Mislowack, A., Hersh, M., & Cheng, D. (2006), Therapist Multicultural Competency: A Study of Therapy Dyads. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 43, 480-490.

Fuertes, J. N., Alfonso, V. C., & Schultz, J. J. (2005), Counseling South American immigrants. Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Services, 3, 155-169.

Gelso, C.J., Kelley, F.A., Fuertes, J., Marmarosh, C. Holmes, S.E., Costa, C, Hancock, G.R. (2005), Measuring the real relationship in psychotherapy: Initial validation of the therapist Form. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 52, 640-649.

Fuertes, J.N. (2004), Supervision in bilingual counseling: Service delivery, training, and research considerations. Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 32, 84-94.

Fuertes, J.N., & Brobst, K. (2002), Clients' ratings of counselor multicultural competency. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 8, 214-223.

Fuertes, J.N., Mueller, L.N., Chauhan, R.V., Walker, J.A., & Ladany, N. (2002), An investigation of European American therapists' approach to counseling African-Americans. The Counseling Psychologist, 763-788.

Fuertes, J.N., Potere, J.C., & Ramirez, K.Y. (2002), Effects of speech accents on interpersonal evaluations: Implications for counseling practice and research. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 8, 346-356.

Fuertes, J.N., Bartolomeo, M., & Nichols, C.M (2001), Future research directions in the study of counselor multicultural competency. Journal of Multicultural Counseling & Development, 29, 3-12.

Biancoviso, A.N., Fuertes, J.N., & Bishop-Towle, W. (2001), Planned Group Counseling: A single-session intervention for reluctant, chemically dependent individuals. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 26, 319-338.

Fuertes, J.N., Sedlacek, W.E., Roger, PR, & Mohr, J (2000), Correlates of Universal-Diverse Orientation among first-year university students. Journal of the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, 12, 45-59.

Fuertes, J.N., & Gelso, C.J. (2000), Hispanic counselors' race and accent, and Euro-Americans' Universal-Diverse Orientation: A study of initial perceptions. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 6, 211-219.

Fuertes, J.N., Miville, M.L., Mohr, J.J., Sedlacek, W.E., & Gretchen, D. (2000), Factor structure and short-form of the Miville-Guzman Universality-Diversity Scale. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 33, 157-169.

Miville, M.L., Gelso, C.J., Pannu, R., Liu, W., Touradji, P., Holloway, P. & Fuertes, J.N. (1999), Appreciating similarities and valuing differences: The Miville-Guzman Universality Diversity Scale. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 46, 291-307.

Fuertes, J. N. (1999), Asian-Americans' and Africans-Americans' initial perceptions of Hispanic counselors. Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 27, 122-135.

Fuertes, J. N. & Gelso, C.J. (1998), White, Asian, and African-American students' Universal Diverse Orientation and preferences for psychologists. Psychological Reports, 83, 280-282.

Fuertes, J.N., & Westbrook, F.D. (1996), Using the S.A.F.E. Acculturation Stress Scale to assess the adjustment needs of Hispanic college students. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 29, 67-76.

Fuertes, J.N., & Sedlacek, W.E. (1995), Using noncognitive variables to predict the grades and retention of Hispanic students. The College Student Affairs Journal, 14, 30-36.

Fuertes, J.N., Sedlacek, W.E., & Liu, W. (1994), Using the SAT and noncognitive variables to predict the grades and retention of Asian-American university students. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development,, 27, 74-84.

Fuertes, J.N., Sedlacek, W.E., Roger, PR, & Mohr, J (1994), Predicting the academic success of Hispanic college students using SAT scores. College Student Journal, 28, 350-352.

Fuertes, J.N., Sedlacek, W.E. (1993), Barriers to the leadership development of Hispanics in higher education. National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Journal, 4, 277-283.

Fuertes, J.N., Sedlacek, W.E., & Cothran, M. E. (1991), A model for improving Hispanic student involvement in U.S. campuses. The College Student Affairs Journal, 11, 11-15.

Fuertes, J.N., & Sedlacek, W.E. (1990), Needs and interests of Hispanic students. The College Student Affairs Journal, 10, 16-21.


Invited Presentation/Lecture

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Fuertes, J.N. (2008, May). Behavioral indices in medical care outcome: The working alliance, adherence and related factors. Colloquia presented to the doctoral program faculty and students in counseling psychology and to undergraduate students at Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA.

Fuertes, J.N. (2007, August). Culturally appropriate intervention strategies. Workshop conducted at the Baruch College Counseling Center, New York, NY.

Fuertes, J.N. (2007, May). Keynote address, 3rd Annual Latino/a graduation. University of Maryland at College Park., College Park, MD.

Fuertes, J.N. (2003, January). Counselor multicultural competence: School counseling applications. District of Columbia Public Schools,. Office of Bilingual Education, Washington D.C..

Fuertes, J.N. (2001, January). Capitalizing on human diversity in the school professional. Workshop conducted for Xaverian High School., Brooklyn, NY.

Biancoviso, A. N, Fuertes, J.N., & Bishop, W. (1999, January). The theory and technique of Planned Group Counseling. Manhattan VA Medical Center, New York, NY.

Biancoviso, A. N, Fuertes, J.N., & Bishop, W. (1999, January). Using Planned Group Counseling to treat chemically-dependent and resistant patients. Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY.


Conference Presentations/Papers

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Fuertes, J.N., Ganley, J., Depowski, H., Bhatia, A. (2014). The real relationship in psychotherapy and its association with attachment and therapist self-disclosure. In 45th International annual meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research.. Copenhagen, Denmark.

Fuertes, J.N., Gelso, C.J., Owen, J.J., & Cheng, D. (2013). The Tripartite Model and the Outcome of Brief Time-Limited Therapy. In North American Society for Psychotherapy Research Meeting. Memphis, TN.

Mohr, J., Fuertes, J.N., & Stracuzzi, T.I. (2013). Transference and Insight in Gay and Bisexual Make Clients: The Role of Sexual Identity Integration Level. In Festschrift Honoring Charles J. Gelso. University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Fuertes, J.N., Gelso, C.J., Owen, J.J., Cheng, D. (2013). Measuring Countertransference Using the ICB. In Festschrift Honoring Charles J. Gelso. University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Hoffman, A., & Fuertes, J.N. (2013). College Students' Drinking Rates: A Startling and Sustained Trend. In Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Psychological Science. Washington DC.

Fuertes, J.N., & Stoycheva, V. (2012). The Inventory of Countertransference Behavior: Development, properties, and utility. In Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for the Psychoanalysis of Society and Culture. Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.

Fuertes, J.N. (2012) Universal Diverse Orientation Theory and its Measure. In Cirleen DeBlaere (Chair). (2012). Universal diverse orientation and psychotherapy research: Measurement, review, and future directions. In 43rd International meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research,. Virgina Beach, VA.

Fuertes, J.N. (2012). Discussant, in Doris F. Chang, (Chair) (2012). Culturally informed approaches to conducting psychotherapy process research with racial/ethnic minority patients. In 43rd International meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research,. Virgina Beach, VA.

Mayotte-Blum, J., Becker-Matero, N., Slavin Mulford, J., Lehman, M., Pesale, F., Hilsenroth, M., Fuertes, J.N., Gold, J. (2012). Relation of therapeutic immediacy and affect intensity across a case of longterm psychodynamic psychotherapy. In 43rd International meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research,. Virgina Beach, VA.

Fuertes, J.N., & Demirakos, R.P. (2012). The Association of Parental Involvement on academic adjustment and performance for Hispanic (Latino/a) students. In 43rd International meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research. Virgina Beach, VA.

Fuertes, J.N., Perolini, C., Joncich, A., Miller, M., Cheng, D., Kasnakian, C., & Gelso, C.J. (2011). Relationship indices in time-limited psychotherapy. In 119th Conference of the American Psychological Association, Washington DC.. Washington D.C..

Fuertes, J.N., Perolini, C., Joncich, A., Miller, M., Cheng, D., Kasnakian, C., & Gelso, C.J. (2011). An analysis of real relationship, working alliance, and transference/countertransference in six therapy dyads. In International meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research. Bern, Switzerland.

Fuertes, J.N., Gottdiener, W., Martin, H., Gilbert, T., & Giles, H. (2011). A meta-analysis of the effects of speakers' accents on social evaluations. In 23rd Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science. Washington D.C..

Brady-Amoon, P., & Fuertes, J.N. (2009). The association between self-efficacy, self-rated abilities, adjustment, and academic performance. In 117th Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association,. Toronto, Canada.

Mislowack, A., & Fuertes, J.N. (2009). Identity processing, self-stereotyping, and well-being in old age. In 117th Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Canada.

Brady-Amoon, P., & Fuertes, J.N. (2008). The Development of the Real Relationship in Time-Limited Psychotherapy. In 116th Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Boston, MA.

Fuertes, J.N., Gelso, C.J., Perolini, C.M , Walden, T., & Cheng, D. (2008). Real Relationship and Working Alliance in Time-Limited Psychotherapy. In International meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research. Barcelona, Spain.

Belizaire, L.S., & Fuertes, J.N. (2007). Attachment, Coping, Acculturative Stress, and Quality of Life Among Haitian Immigrants. In The 5th Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Group of the Society for Psychotherapy Research. New York, NY.

Fuertes, J.N., Mislowack, A. (2007). Correlates of the real relationship in psychotherapy: A study of dyads. In The 115th Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. San Fransico, CA.

Fuertes, J.N., Mislowack, A., Brown, S. Wilkinson, S. Gur-Aire, S, & Gelso, C. (2006). The real relationship in psychotherapy. In the international meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research. Edinburg, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Fuertes, J.N., Stracuzzi, T., Bennett, J., Scheinholtz, J. & Mislowack, A., Hersh, M. & Cheng, D. (2006). Counselor multicultural competency. In The international meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research. Edinburg, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Fuertes, J.N., Stracuzzi, T., Bennett, J., Scheinholtz, J. & Mislowack, A., Hersh, M. & Cheng, D. (2005). Counselor multicultural competency; A study of counseling dyads. In The 4th Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Society for Psychotherapy Research Regional Group Meeting. St. Mary's City, MD.

Fuertes, J.N., Mislowack, A., Brown, S. Wilkinson, S. Gur-Aire, S, & Gelso, C. (2005). Attachment, working alliance, and real relationship in psychotherapy. In The 113th Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Washington D.C..

Fuertes, J.N., Bennett, J., Mislowack, A., & Paul, L. (2004). A psychological examination of the physician-patient relationship. In The 16th Annual Conference of the American Psychological Society. Chicago, IL.

Fuertes, J.N., Brunelle, E., Scheinholtz, J. & Mislowack, A. (2004). Clients' ratings of their counselors' multicultural competence. In The 112h Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. HW.

Fuertes, J.N., Mislowack, A., Brown, S. Wilkinson, S. Gur-Aire, S, & Gelso, C. (2004). Correlates of the real relationship in counseling. In The 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research. Rome, Italy.

Fuertes, J.N. (2003). Multiculturally competent intervention strategies. In G. Roysircar (Chair). Multicultural competencies and APPIC 2002 Competencies-Individual and Cultural Differences. In The 111th Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Canada.

Fuertes, J.N. (2003). The Real Relationship in psychotherapy: Theorical foundations and measurement. In The 111th Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Canada.

Fuertes, J.N. (2002). In Sodowsky, G. (Chair), Updating the Multicultural Competency Model: Culturally-Informed Interventions. In American Counseling Association,. New Orleans, LA.

Fuertes, J.N., Stracuzzi, T., & Esquivel, G. (2002). Facilitating supervisor and trainee multicultural competence. In The 110th Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Chicago, IL.

Fuertes, J.N. (2002). Acculturation research on Hispanics: Future challenges and current opportunities. In Yeh, C.J. (Chair), Acculturation and adaptations: Factors contributing to risk and resilience. In The 110th Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Chicago, IL.

Gelso, C.J., Kelley, F.A., Fuertes, J.N., Marmarosh, C., & Holmes, S.E. (2002). Measuring the real relationship in psychotherapy: The Real Relationship Inventory-Client Form. In The 3rd Mid-Atlantic Conference of the North American Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research. Penn State University, PA.

Fuertes, J.N., Gelso, C.J., Kelley, F.A., Marmarosh, C., Holmes, S.E., & Costa, C. (2002). Measuring the real relationship in psychotherapy: The Real Relationship Inventory-Therapist Form. In The 3rd Mid-Atlantic Conference of the North American Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research. Penn State University, PA.

Fuertes, J.N., Harris, A., & Rogler, L.H. (2002). Applied psychology in the international scene. In The 30th Annual Hunter College Psychology Convention. New York, NY.

Fuertes, J.N., Constantine, M.G., & Sue, D.W. (2002). Multicultural counseling competencies: Future challenges in science, practice, and counselor training. In The 19th Annual Teachers College Winter Roundtable on Cross-Cultural Psychology,. New York, NY.

Fuertes, J.N. (2002). In Sodowsky, G. (Chair), Updating the Multicultural Competency Model: Culturally-Informed Interventions. In American Counseling Association. New Orleans, LA.

Fuertes, J.N., Stracuzzi, T., Bennett, J., & Hersh, M. (2001). The role of counselor multicultural competencies in counseling. In the 109th Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. San Fransico, CA.

Fuertes, J.N., Rodriguez, E., & Esquivel, G. (2001). Supervision of bilingual counselors who work with bilingual and bicultural clients. In The 109th Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. San Fransico, CA.

Fuertes, J.N., & Walker, J.A. (2000). A qualitative investigation of Euro-American therapists' approach to counseling African-Americans. In The 2nd Mid-Atlantic Conference of the North American Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research. Lehigh University, PA.

Fuertes, J.N., Roger, P.R., Mohr, J.J., & Sedlacek, W.E. (2000). Correlates of Universal-Diverse Orientation. In the 108th Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association,. Washington D.C..

Fuertes, J.N., Chauhan, R.V., & Mueller, L.N. (2000). Use of supervision and consultation by Euro-American psychologists working with African-American clients. In The 108th Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association,. Washington D.C..

Fuertes, J.N. (1999). Studying speech accents in psychotherapy. In the First Mid-Atlantic Conference of the North American Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research. University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Mueller, L.N., Fuertes, J.N., & Chauhan, R.V. (1999). Establishing and maintaining the therapy relationship in cross-cultural counseling: Implications for counselor training. Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY.

Fuertes, J.N., Brobst, K., Nichols, C.M., Bartolomeo, M. (1999). The role of counselors' multicultural competencies in cross-cultural counseling. In the 107th Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Boston, MA.

Fuertes, J.N., Mueller, L.N., Chauhan, R.V., & Ladany, N. (1999). Establishing and maintaining the therapy relationship in cross-cultural counseling. In the 107th Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Boston, MA.

Fuertes, J.N., & Gelso, C.J. (1998). Universal-Diverse Orientation, Hispanic counselor race and accent: Minority respondents' perceptions. In the 106th Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. San Fransico, CA.

Fuertes, J.N., & Gelso, C.J. (1997). Race, accent, and Universal-Diverse Orientation in psychotherapy. In the 105th Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Chicago, IL.

Fuertes, J.N., Sedlacek, W.E., & Liu, W. (1994). Predictors of academic success for Asian-American students. In the annual Retention 2000 Conference: Student Self Empowerment: How Do We Get There From Here?. University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Fuertes, J.N. (1992). Predicting the academic success of Hispanic college students using SAT scores and noncognitive variables. In the annual Retention 2000 Conference: Leadership and Empowerment Strategies for Ethnic Minorities in Higher Education. University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Fuertes, J.N. (1992). Acculturation stress of Hispanic college students. Paper presented. In the annual conference of the American College Personnel Association. San Fransico, CA.

Fuertes, J.N. (1991). The need for Hispanic leadership within the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development. In the annual conference of the American Association for Counseling and Development. Reno, NV.

Fuertes, J.N. (1991). ). Institutional racism and barriers to Hispanic leadership development. In the annual conference of the American College Personnel Association,. Atlanta, GA.

Fuertes, J.N. (1990). A needs assessment of Hispanic students at a predominantly White University. In the annual International Conference of the American Association for Counseling and Development. Mexico City.

Kohatsu, E.L., Fuertes, J.N., Miville, M. (1990). Overcoming barriers to student leadership: The minority student experience. In the sixteenth annual Maryland Student Affairs Conference.. University of Maryland, College Park, MD.


Dissertation Chaired

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Laury Kelly Paul (2009). Self-regulation, physician-patient working alliance, and HIV treatment adherence in HIV infected adults: A mediation model. Fordham University.

Alexa Mary Mislowack (2009). Examining the roles of identity processing styles and self-perceptions of aging on well-being in later-life. Fordham University.

Gerardo Fontan (2009). The association between psychological well-being and the stages of behavior change in substance abuse recovery. Fordham University.

Margaret Brady-Amoon (2008). The association between self-efficacy and self-rated abilities and college students’ adjustment and academic performance. Fordham University.

Janine Pirozzi-Blake (2008). Psychological distress, masculinity ideology and self-threat: A model of men’s attitudes toward help seeking. Fordham University.

Jennifer Bennett (2007). The relationship between lupus patients and physicians: The impact of the working alliance and attachment on treatment adherence, patient satisfaction, and quality of life. Fordham University.

Jennifer Ross (2007). Parental attachment, interpersonal conflict, and late adolescents’ emotional adjustment: The associations with social functioning. Fordham University.

Lonette Belizaire (2007). Attachment, coping, acculturative Stress, and quality of life among Haitian immigrants. Fordham University.

Lisa Mueller (2007). Self-help in vocational rehabilitation: Impact of a job search workbook on employment, job search behavior, skill, and self-efficacy. Fordham University.

Thomas Stracuzzi (2006). Universal diverse orientation as a predictor of working alliance and outcomes in therapy with gay and bisexual men. Fordham University.

Netta Shaked (2004). Psychology self-help books: A comprehensive analysis of their contents and ethics, and use of a model for content evaluation. Fordham University.


Honors and Accomplishments

Fellow, American Psychological Association (Division 12 Society of Clinical Psychology and Division 29 Psychotherapy)

Fellow, American Academy of Clinical Psychology

International Faculty Development Grant (Turkey), Summer 2011.

Thomas Magoon Distinguished Alumni Award (2010). Awarded by the Counseling and Personnel Services (CAPS) Department in the College of Education at the University of Maryland. The CAPS Department has been ranked #1 in the country by US News & World Report.

Outstanding New Scholar Award, College of Education, University of Maryland, (2005). Awarded by the Counseling and Personnel Services (CAPS) Department in the College of Education. The CAPS Department has been ranked #1 in the country by US News & World Report.

Psi Chi: The National Honor Society in Psychology

Professional Activities

RESEARCH SUPERVISED AT ADELPHI UNIVERSITY

Alexander Hoffman, "Binge drinking, alcohol abuse, and alcohol dependence rates at two college campuses".

Sarah Heilman, "The study of a mediation model of patient adherence and outcome expectations".

Ricky P. Demirakos, "The effects of parent involvement on academic adjustment and performance for Hispanic immigrant students". This student received first prize at the Adelphi Research Conference, for psychology oral presentation, and was presented at the conference of the Society for Psychotherapy Research.

Stephanie Grindell, "Parental attachment, adjustment, and propensity toward alcohol/drug use and other risky behavior in a college sample".

Kasey N. McQuade, "The influences of therapeutic alliance and psychological strengths on quality of life for adults with mental illness".

Jessica E. Doeman, "Blacks' perceptions of discrimination and the role of parental attachment and conflict resolution ability on emotional adjustment".

Jennifer Ganley, "The real relationship in psychotherapy and its association to therapist self-disclosure and client attachment style". This student received first prize at the Adelphi Research Conference, for psychology oral presentation.

Philip Kaplan, “Examination of the Early Child-Parent Relationship from a Clinical Freudian Perspective”.

Maurice Renfro, “Racial Events Effects on the Psychotherapy Relationship and on Outcome”.


DISSERTATIONS-READER

Meaghan E. Lehmann. Evaluating Pre-treatment Patient Insight as a Factor in Early Therapeutic Technique.

Jason Mayotte-Blum. A Mixed Method Examination of Therapeutic Immediacy in a Case Study of Long-Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy.

Amy T McCue. Assessing the Impact of an Alliance-Focused Training on Patient and Therapist Rated Alliance

Sera Lavelle. "Tolerance for Infidelity: Exploring the Factors that Determine a Person’s Likelihood of Staying in a Relationship Where Infidelity has Occurred".

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Staff Psychologist, Baruch College Counseling Center, 2000-present.

Chair, Education and Training Committee, Division 29 (Psychotherapy), American Psychological Association, 2011-2013.

Diversity Domain Representative, Division 29 Psychotherapy, American Psychological Association, 2014-2017.

Contributing Editor (2011-2012), Psychotherapy Bulletin, Official Publication of Division 29 of the American Psychological Association

Chair, Oral Examination Committee, American Board of Counseling Psychology, 2005-2008.

Chair, Credentials Review Committee, American Board of Counseling Psychology, 2003-2005.

Chair, Organizing Committee of the Mid-Atlantic Group of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, 2007 Conference at Fordham University.

Editor, Newsletter of the American Academy of Counseling Psychology, (2004-2006; 2012-2013)

Editorial Board, Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, and Training. (2004-2009). American Psychological Association.

Editorial Board, Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, (2003-2006). American Psychological Association.

Editorial Board, Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, (2002-2005). American Counseling Association.

Licenses & Certifications

Licensed Psychologist, New York State (#013736)
Licensed Mental Health Counselor New York State (# 005074)
Certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology in Clinical Psychology (#7290) and Counseling Psychology (#5504)
Listed in the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology (#50304)