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Leora Trub

Assistant Professor

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Psychology - NYC

  • @New York City


PhD , CUNY , New York, NY , 2011
Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Program

BA , Rutgers University , New Brunswick, NJ , 2003
Psychology & Jewish Studies

Awards and Honors

  • National Register of Health Service Psychologists, 2013 - Early Career Psychologist Credentialing Scholarship from the National Register
  • APA Division 39, 2013 - Early Career Psychologist Travel Award, Couple and Family Therapy and Psychoanalysis
  • CUNY Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Program, 2007 - David Ertel Award for Work with Children


Magaldi, D. & Trub, L. R. (What) do you believe?: Therapist spiritual/religious/non-religious self-disclosure. Psychotherapy Research. , pages 1-15. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10503307.2016.1233365

Trub, L. R. & Starks, T. J. Textual Healing: Proof of Concept Study Examining the Impact of a Mindfulness Intervention on Smartphone Behavior. Mindfulness. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12671-017-0697-y

Magaldi, D., Conway, T. & Trub, L. R. “I am here for a reason”: minority teachers bridging many divides in urban education. Race Ethnicity and Education. , pages 1-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13613324.2016.1248822

Trub, L. R., Quinlan, E., Starks, T. J. & Rosenthal, L. (2017, September). Discrimination, Internalized Homonegativity, and Attitudes Toward Children of Same-Sex Parents: Can Secure Attachment Buffer Against Stigma Internalization?. Family Process. Vol 56 (Issue 3) , pages 701-715. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/famp.12255

Trub, L. R. & Starks, T. J. (2017, June). Insecure attachments: Attachment, emotional regulation, sexting and condomless sex among women in relationships. Computers in Human Behavior. Vol 71 , pages 140-147. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2017.01.052

Trub, L. R. & Magaldi, D. (2017, May 4). Left to Our Own Devices. Psychoanalytic Perspectives. Vol 14 (Issue 2) , pages 219-236. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1551806x.2017.1304118

Trub, L. R. & Starks, T. J. (2017, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Texting Under the Influence: Emotional Regulation as a Moderator of the Association Between Binge Drinking and Drunk Texting. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. Vol 20 (Issue 1) , pages 3-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/cyber.2016.0468

Trub, L. R. & Barbot, B. (2016, November). The paradox of phone attachment: Development and validation of the Young Adult Attachment to Phone Scale (YAPS). Computers in Human Behavior. Vol 64 , pages 663-672. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2016.07.050

Shadick, R., Dagirmanjian, F. B., Trub, L. R. & Dawson, H. (2016, May 18). Sexual orientation and first-year college students' nonmedical use of prescription drugs. Journal of American College Health. Vol 64 (Issue 4) , pages 292-299. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07448481.2015.1117469

Lup, K., Trub, L. R. & Rosenthal, L. (2015, May). Instagram #Instasad?: Exploring Associations Among Instagram Use, Depressive Symptoms, Negative Social Comparison, and Strangers Followed. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. Vol 18 (Issue 5) , pages 247-252. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/cyber.2014.0560

Trub, L. & Revenson, T. (2014). Getting Close from Far Away: Mediators of the Relation between Adult Attachment and Blogging Behavior. Computers in Human Behavior. , pages 245-252.

Ruglass, L., Papini, S., Trub, L. & Hien, D. (2014). Psychometric properties of the modified PTSD symptom scale among women with PTSD and Substance Use Disorders receiving outpatient group treatments. Journal of Traumatic Stress Disorders & Treatment.

Johnson, D., Cabral, A., Mueller, B., Trub, L., Kruk, J., Upshur, E., Diaz Alarcon, L., Marrero, L., Auf der Heyde, T., Thoma, N., Rodriguez, E., Cione, G. & Fraenkel, P. (2010). Training in intersectionality sensitivity: A community-based collaborative approach. American Family Therapy Academy Monographs. Vol 4 (Issue 15) , pages 5.

Trub, L. R. & Elias, M. (2007). The Counselor Within: The Role of the Conservative Rabbi as a Pastoral Counselor. Journal of Jewish Education. Vol 73 (Issue 3) , pages 163-190.


Trub, L. R., Richards, J., Curtis, A., O'Hadi, J., Lomidze, A., Slavkin, S., Rafailov, R. & Barbot, B. (2015, March). 2015 Eastern Psychological Association Conference. Why We Text So Much: Psychometric Properties of the Mindful Messaging Questionnaire. Philadelphia

Trub, L. R. (2014, November). Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy Workshop. Presented at the Pace University Counseling Center for Pre-doctoral trainees

Trub, L. R. (2014, June). The Social World and the Meaning of the Message: A 75th Anniversay Celebration of the Psychology Department at the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership. Talk presented at the 75th Anniversary of the Psychology Department of City College, CUNY

Trub, L. R. & Magaldi-Dopman, D. (2014, April). How accepting are we? Psychotherapists and their Religious Clients. Workshop presented at Society for the 2014 Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration conference, Montreal

Trub, L. R. & Richards, J. (2014, March). Emotional Texting Questionnaire: the Development of a Scale of the Emotional Components Underlying Texting Behavior. Presented at the 2014 Eastern Psychological Association Conference, Boston

Trub, L. R. (2013, November). Adolescence: When Brain and Body Collide. Talk presented at Mount Sinai Adolescent Mental Health Center in New York, NY

Trub, L. R. (2013, October). Sexual Abuse, Trauma and Suicidality: Understanding the Complexities and Strengthening your Skills. Talk presented at the Disctrict Attorney's Office in Brooklyn, NY

Trub, L. R. & Revenson, T. (2013, August). Caught in the Web: Use of Blogging to Gain Closeness and Distance. Paper presented at 2013 APA Convention, Hawaii

Magaldi-Dopman, D. & Trub, L. (2013, August). Do you want to know?: Psychologists' Spiritual/Religious Self Disclosure in Therapy. Symposium presented at 2013 APA Convention, Hawaii


  • Radio Talk Show Guest [Radio], October 2011
    Tell Us More. Kosmos FM 91.5 Discussant of the Implications of the Internet upon Human Relationships


  • American Psychological Association 2012
  • APA Division 39 Psychoanalysis Section VIII: Couple and Family Therapy and Psychoanalysis 2012
  • New York State Psychological Association 2012
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