Department of Psychology
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Tony Cellucci, Ph.D.

Tony Cellucci, Ph.D., ABPP
Clinical Professor and Director of ECU PASS Clinic

Office: Rawl 344a
Phone: 252-737-4180
Fax: 252-737-4166

Mailing Address:

104 Rawl Building
Department of Psychology
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858-4353

Willing to consider taking a doctoral student this year: No


Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
M.S., Behavior Therapy, Southern Illinois University
B.A., Psychology, Rutgers University

Honors and Awards:

APA Fellow, Society of Clinical Psychology
Recipient of John Cambareri Award of Excellence, IPA
HIV Regional Planning Committee, Keeping Promise Award, ID
PHI KAPPA PHI Faculty Inductee

Research & Clinical Interests:

As Clinic Director, Dr. Cellucci focuses on issues related to Practicum Training, Supervision and Ethics, as well as Service Issues related to Psychology Training Clinics.  He has served for many years on the executive committee of the Association of Psychology Training Clinics (APTC) and is a Past-President of this national organization.  He is also a CoA site visitor, and on the editorial board for the APA Journal, Training and Education in Professional Psychology (TEPP).

Dr. Cellucci primarily teaches core courses in the doctoral program in Health Psychology related to clinical assessment and treatment, as well as supervising practicum.  His research and teaching interests focus on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (e.g., motivational interviewing, co-morbidities), Psychosocial Issues in HIV Care, and generally Cognitive-Behavioral Assessment and Treatment for Adults with Emotional Disorders.

Recent Presentations:

Mochrie, K & Cellucci, T. (2016, April). Dialectical behavior therapy: A therapy for multiple-problem patients & teaching DBT skills.  Workshop presentation for Eastern Area Health Education Center (AHEC), Greenville, NC

Cellucci, T. & Cellucci, L. (2015, October).  The ethical context: Ethics, professionalism and supervision.  Invited workshop.  University of British Columbia-Okanagan, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.

Cellucci, T. & White, S. (2014, March).  Effective treatment for people living with HIV. Workshop presentation for Eastern Area Health Education Center (AHEC), Greenville, NC.

Morphet, B & Cellucci, T. (2014, May).  Substance abuse considerations for emerging adults (including those in the military).  Workshop presentation at Naval Hospital/SARP-Camp Lejeune, NC for Eastern Area Health Education Center (AHEC), Greenville, NC.

Selected Presentations & Publications:

Cellucci, T., Cellucci, L., Stanton, M., & Madrake, M. (2012, March).  Electronic Medical Records in Psychology Clinics: Adoption and Training Implications.  Presentation at the Association of Psychology Training Clinics (APTC) conference, Miami, FL.

Cellucci, T. (2012, October 24).  Wither ethics education?  [Review of the book Practical Ethics for Psychologists: A positive approach].  PsychCRITIQUES-Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 57 (42), Article #1.

Peltan, J. & Cellucci, T. (2011) Childhood sexual abuse and substance abuse treatment utilization among substance-dependant incarcerated women.  Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 41, 215-224.

Harwell, B., Cellucci, T., & Iwata, A. (2011). Rumination, anxiety sensitivity, and negative reinforcement drinking. Journal of Substance Use, 16, 79-85.

Cellucci, T. & Stanton, M. (2011, August).  Motivational Interviewing with adolescents and emerging adults using alcohol and other drugs.  Proceedings of the Eastern AHEC's Annual Children's Services State of the Art Conference, Atlantic Beach, NC.

Cellucci, T. & Roberts, M. (2010, August).  A competencies evaluation and tracking system for pre-doctoral practicum training. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

Peltan, J.,Cellucci, T., Konecky, B., & Bonci, A. (2010, August). Sexual abuse and treatment utilization among substance dependent incarcerated women. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

Konecky, B., Cellucci, T., Bonci, A., & Harris, S. (2010, August). Evaluation of a juvenile drug court in a rural county. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

Cellucci, L., Cellucci, T., Bezik, M., and Nelson, E.  (2009). Should a professional association prohibit its members from helping the government? : The APA interrogation debate. Journal of Critical Incidents, 2, 124-131.

Specht, M. W., Chapman, A. & Cellucci, T. (2009). Schemas and borderline personality disorder symptoms in incarcerated women. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 40, 256-264.

Cellucci, T. (2009, Oct 28). Methamphetamine: A drug like no other yet just another drug. [Review of the books Methamphetamine Addiction: Biological Foundations, Psychological Factors, and Social Consequences & Methamphetamine Addiction: From Basic Science to Treatment]. PsycCRITIQUES-Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 54 (43), Article 1.