Dr Anthony Quintiliani
Here is a more detailed summary of Dr Anthony Quintiliani’s body of work. Dr Quintliani is available to conduct and participate in select workshops, as a speaker or panel participant and as a general consultant to any size organization. Contact him by CLICKING HERE to fill our general information form.
Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Addictions Counselor –
Anthony R. Quintiliani, Ph.D., LADC, is a licensed (Doctorate) Psychologist, specializing in Clinical Health Psychology, addictions, and Mindfulness-Based therapies and practices. During his long career he has provided approximately 1200 all-day clinical professional workshops. His main training locations have been in Vermont and New England; however, he has provided clinical workshops as far West as SanDiego, CA and as far South as Alexandria, VA. His clinical psychology career has spanned the period of 1985-2014. He is a Past President and Continuing Education Chair of The Vermont Psychological Association.
The Vermont Addictions Academy on Co-Occurring Disorders –
As past Clinical Director of Howard Center, MHSAS, Dr. Quintiliani has provided 10-12 all-day workshop per year for The Addictions Academy for the past 25 years. Each year the Academy presents 10-12 workshops on various clinical topics related to co-occurring disorders and professional ethics Dr. Quintiliani has been the Academy’s primary clinical trainer during this time period. The Academy’s workshops have been approved for CEU hours related to professionally licensed mental health and substance use disorder treatment professionals.
The Vermont Addictions Professionals Association –
Dr. Quintiliani has also provided approximately 4-5 all-day workshops per year for The Vermont Addictions Professionals Association and various State of Vermont Departments for the past ten years or so. Again, various clinical topics dealing with evidence-based therapies, mindfulness applications, and co-occurring disorders as well as professional ethics have been included. VAPA’s workshops have been approved for CEU hours for licensed mental health and substance use disorder treatment professionals.
Higher Education –
Dr. Quintiliani holds a Ph.D. in Psychology from The University of Vermont and various Master’s degrees. He has been teaching graduate levels courses (history, education, psychology, and counseling) since 1969. He has taught at The Ohio State University, where one of his edited textbook was adopted for required reading in a major introductory course. He has also taught at The University of Vermont, Southern New Hampshire University, and Saint Michael’s College. He has been a Graduate Lecturer in the Graduate Counseling Program at The University of Vermont since 1978.
Mindfulness and Meditation Training –
During the past ten years, Dr. Quintiliani has refined his clinical areas to include secular mindfulness and meditation trainings for clinical practitioners, business professionals and laypeople as means to reduce suffering and enhance personal happiness. Some of these workshops included school-based training programs in at least 5 Vermont school districts. Many other workshops have been provide to non-profit mental health and substance use treatments programs in Vermont. His
most recent workshop on mindfulness-based stress reduction for co-occurring disorders was taught this Summer at The New England Institute on Addiction Studies, Best Practices Conference in New Hampshire.
The Eleanor R. Liebman Center for the Study and Practice of Secular Meditation in Vermont –
For the past two years, Dr. Quintiliani has served as the Head Teacher at The Eleanor R. Liebman Center for the Study and Practice of Secular Meditation in Monkton, Vermont. In that capacity, he has lead approximately 20 meditation training workshops and retreats. His approach – “MBSR and Beyond” includes the core evidence-based practices of secular Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (Jon Kabat-Zinn and others), and integrations from Clinical Health Psychology. His training product looks like this: Skill practices in basic MBSR with refinements from various other evidence-based mindfulness approaches, especially those involving Clinical Health Psychology.
Mindful Happiness Book and Mindful Happiness Website –
In 2014 Dr. Quintiliani published Mindful Happiness and opened his mindful happiness website (www.mindfulhappiness.org). Both resources publicize clinical, mindfulness-based, and happiness- based information and skill practices at layperson and professional levels of expertise. Many thanks to his brother, Steven Quintiliani, Psy.D., for editing the text. Great appreciation to his nephew, Bob Gallagher, for many hours working on the website.
Philanthropic Activities –
Since August of 2011, when his beloved wife Eleanor died unexpectedly, Dr. Quintiliani has provided many free and reduced-cost workshops on mindfulness and meditation to various non-profits in Vermont. He is a believer in compassion and wise-mind practices; he feels it is time to give something back to society. He is strongly opposed to uncontrolled greed in America. In 2012 he established The Eleanor R. Liebman Fund at Vermont Community Foundation; this small grant fund provides free mindfulness (inner peace) and happiness (inner joy) activities for adults suffering from severe mental health challenges. This project was one of Ellie’s last great ideas.
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- May you be MINDFUL
- May you be SAFE
- May you be HEALTHY
- May you be HAPPY
- May you live with EASE