Kingsborough College
Inside KCC Button
Skip Navigation Links
Maria Bartolomeo


Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Dr. Bartolomeo-Maida is an Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Behavioral Sciences at Kingsborough Community College. She is also a licensed psychologist in the state of New York. Dr. Bartolomeo-Maida obtained her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ in 2006 with a background in rehabilitation psychology and neuropsychology. Kingsborough Community College is a second home for Dr. Bartolomeo-Maida, a place she holds near and dear to her heart. She has been working at KCC for 15 years in various capacities and feels extremely connected to KCC students and staff. For four years prior to her move to a full time professorship in spring 2011, Dr. Bartolomeo-Maida served as the Director of Counseling and Health Services at KCC, a position that was extremely rewarding. Dr. Bartolomeo-Maida even met her husband at KCC in 2000. Professionally, she is a member of various national and local psychological organizations. Outside of her career, Dr. Bartolomeo-Maida thoroughly enjoys her role as a mother of two young children.


Introduction to Psychology-PSY11 (General and ESL Learning Community sections)

Human Growth and Development- PSY32

Psychology of Women-PSY 37 (expected to teach this course in Fall 2014)

Ph.D., Counseling Psychology Seton Hall University, 2006
M.S. +35 credits/Counseling Psych Fordham University, 2000
M.S., Counseling Psychology Fordham University, 1997
B.A., Psychology State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1995

College Teaching
Kingsborough Community College (2001-Present)
Queensborough Community College (2003-2005)
Seton Hall University (2001-2003)

Selected Publications and/or Other Resources


Bartolomeo-Maida, M. (2013). Secondary infertility: Understanding the psychological impact on women and implications for counseling. Cultural Spotlight, NYSPA publication.

Bartolomeo-Maida, M. (2012). Understanding and managing the stress of secondary infertility. Self Help Magazine.  

Utsey, S. O., Dessources, N., Bartolomeo, M., & Walker, R. (2004). A Psychohistorical Analysis of the African American Bicultural Experience. In R.T Carter (Ed.) Handbook of Racial-Cultural Psychology and Counseling. New York: John Wiley and Sons.

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

Invited Talks:

Bartolomeo-Maida, M. (2010). Facilitating, Recognizing, and Treating Depression. Presented at the 5th annual Inner Leader Aha! Conference, Kingsborough Community College, Summer 2010, New York City

Bartolomeo-Maida, M. (2008). Identifying Emotionally Troubled Students. Presented for the CUNY Office of International Students and Scholar Services, Kingsborough Community College, New York City

Events and/or Key Dates

Research Interests

Faculty-Student Mentoring/ ESL Peer mentoring

College Student Mental Health and Well Being

Women and Infertility

Hurricane Sandy, Trauma and Coping

Teaching and Learning

Awards Recognition, Distinctions and Grants
Spring 2013 Recipient of President’s Faculty Innovation Award at Kingsborough Community College
2003-2004 Recipient of the New Jersey Psychological Association’s Dorothy D. Palmer Scholarship for the study of Research on Women and Aging

Institutional Affiliations / Professional Societies

American Psychological Association

Brooklyn Psychological Association

New York State Psychological Association

Personal Interests

Cooking & Baking

Rollerblading, Running, Biking, and Zumba

Related Faculty
Related Links
kccFacebook KCCTwitter
Privacy Statement | GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT | Disclaimer | Text Only | IT Accessibility |

Kingsborough Community College
2001 Oriental Boulevard, Brooklyn, NY 11235-2398 | (718)-368-5000
Kingsborough is CUNY
Make This Website Talk