Spring on the York College campus


Margaret Marino, PH.D., R.N., P.M.H.C.N.S.-B.C.


  • B.S.N., D'Youville College
  • M.S.N., State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Ph.D., Widener University


  • Registered Nurse
  • Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist in
    Adult Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing


  • Nursing Concepts and Practice: Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
  • Research Concepts and Professional Practice

Research Interests

  • Caring science
  • Nurse-patient relationship


  • Outstanding poster presentation, Graduate Student Research Symposium, Widener University, Chester, PA, 2015
  • First place, Early PhD Poster Presentation, Eastern Nurses Research Society, Philadelphia, PA, 2014.

Recent Presentations

  • Therapeutic reciprocity: A concept analysis. International Association for Human Caring, New Orleans, LA, 2015.
  • Therapeutic reciprocity: A qualitative descriptive study of the nurse-patient relationship in the hospital setting, Pinnacle Health Nurses Research and Evidence-Based Practice Council, Harrisburg, PA, 2015.
  • Therapeutic reciprocity: A concept analysis (poster). Widener University Graduate Research Symposium, Chester, PA, 2015.
  • Therapeutic reciprocity: A concept analysis (poster). Eastern Nursing Research Society, Philadelphia, PA, 2014.


  • Psychotherapy private practice for 20 years specializing in the treatment of anxiety, depression, and eating disorders