Serina Tetenov

Serina Tetenov

Visiting Assistant Professor
Counseling & Human Development
 
Education:
PhD, University of Rochester (counseling & counselor education)
MSW, Nazareth College (social work – interdisciplinary healthcare)
BS, Rochester Institute of Technology (psychology)
AAS, Rochester Institute of Technology (educational ASL interpreting)


Serina Tetenov joined the counseling and human development faculty at the Warner School in 2021. She has extensive experience as a counselor, supervisor, college instructor and administrator. Tetenov is currently the clinical director of ambulatory psychiatry at the University of Rochester Medical Center, where she leads the General Ambulatory Service, Deaf Wellness Center, Adult Rapid Access, Lazos Fuertes and the Psychopharmacology Clinic.

Prior to joining the URMC Department of Psychiatry, Tetenov directed the Finger Lakes Area Counseling and Recovery Agency (FLACRA) Outpatient Mental Health Clinic for Monroe and Yates counties. In this role, she provided group and clinical supervision, oversaw the onboarding of new hires, developed and implemented policies and procedures, assisted clinicians in meeting productivity targets, and built strong clinical teams. Additionally, she taught social and cultural diversity at Medaille College (Rochester campus) and was a sign language interpreter at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) for several years. 

Tetenov also devoted a number of years to providing care management and clinical care to varied patient populations within Rochester Regional Health System (mental health) as well as the Strong Behavioral Health system, including the Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program (PsychEd), Adult Partial Hospitalization Program and Highland Hospital.