Dr. Rombone is a licensed Clinical Psychologist in New York State. She received a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Adelphi University; an Ed.M. and M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University; and a Bachelors degree in Psychology from New York University. Dr. Rombone has worked in the Department of Psychiatry and Division on Substance Abuse at Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute since 2003, where she is actively involved in research protocols investigating the efficacy of psychopharmacological treatment and therapy with substance abuse patients. In addition, Dr. Rombone is in private practice with offices in both Manhattan and Douglaston, New York. Dr. Rombone works with adults, adolescents, couples and children and specializes in Addictions, Relationships and Trauma.


American Psychological Association, New York State Psychological Association


Selected Publications

  • Dr. Rombone is currently involved in numerous addiction-related, medication and therapy-based research protocols in the Division on Substance Abuse at Columbia University Medical Center/New York State Psychiatric Association. These studies are currently active and will be published upon completion.
  • The Weight of the Badge: A Psychodynamic Investigation of the Unconscious Relationship Between Childhood Trauma and Adult Occupational Choice in Members of the FDNY and NYPD. (2004). ProQuest Dissertation Company.
  • Do I?: Ambivalence Involved in the Marital Decision-Making Process. (2004), unpublished manuscript.
  • Buprenorphine Treatment: What the Clinician Should Know. Talk given at the American psychiatric Association, March 2004.
  • Is Electra Mythical: Or Empirical? An Investigation of Unconscious Motivation for Women’s Surname Choice Subsequent to Marriage. Presentation given at New York State Psychological Association, 2002.


Margaret Rombone , PhD