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Joanna Cortes
Adjunct Lecturer
Department: Behavioral Sciences and Human Services
Office: E320
Mail Code: BEH


Biography: Joanna Cortes-Agnello has been in the counseling field for over ten years.  She has worked with various populations specializing in individual work with adults and with therapeutic interventions with children and adolescents.  Joanna works for Kingsborough Community College as a licensed mental health professional in The Counseling Services Center and as an adjunct lecturer teaching Introduction to Psychology in the Behavioral Sciences Department. Joanna also has a private practice where she provides ongoing mental health counseling services to individuals.  Joanna is a member of the American Counseling Association and of the New York Mental Health Counseling Association.  Joanna has been with Kingsborough Community College for the past 12 years and was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY.  Outside of her professional work, Joanna is the proud mother of a young daughter. 

Introduction to Psychology; Psychology 11


Advanced Certification, Mental Health Counseling

Long Island University, 2011


Master of Education, Psychological Counseling

Teachers College, Columbia University 2004


Master of Arts, Social-Organizational Psychology

Teachers College, Columbia University, 2003


Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

CUNY, Brooklyn College, 2001

College Teaching

Kingsborough Community College: 2010-Present

The College of New Rochelle: 2003-2006

Selected Publications and/or Other Resources
Events and/or Key Dates

Research Interests

Adolescent development
Coping with Grief
Biracial Identity development
Language Acquisition in Infants

Awards Recognition, Distinctions and Grants

Institutional Affiliations / Professional Societies
New York State Mental Health Counseling Association
American Counseling Association

Personal Interests

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