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Leora Trub

Associate 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

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.


  • 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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