Thomas Harriot College of Arts & Sciences

Department of Psychology

Dr. Celluci
Personal links and information.

Tony Celluci, 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 in 2019-20: No


PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
MS, Behavioral Therapy, Southern Illinois University
BA, Psychology, Rutgers University

Honors and Awards:

APTC Distinguished Service Award
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:

Cellucci, T., Watson, E., Rhodes, A., Decker, M., Trout, K., & Everhart, E. (2016 August).  Incorporating effort measures into university ADHD evaluations.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

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 Publications:

Konecky, B., Cellucci, T., Mochrie, K. (2016). Predictors of Program Failure in a Juvenile Drug Court Program.  Addictive Behaviors, 59, 80-83.

Cellucci, L.W., Cellucci, T., Stanton, M., Kerrigan, D., and Mandrake, M. (2015).  Current Status and Future Directions of EMR use in Psychology Clinics.  Health Policy and Technology, 4, (2), 91-99.

Cellucci, T. (2015).  Raising the ethical floor: Ethical dilemmas today [Review of the book Ethical dilemmas in psychotherapy: Positive approaches to decision making, by S.J. Knapp, M.C. Gottlieg, and M.M. Handelsmann].  PsycCRITIQUES, 60(46).

Wise, E. & Cellucci, T. (2014).  Using the ethical context to enhance practicum training.  Training and Education in Professional psychology, 8, 221-228.

Peltan, J & Cellucci, T. (2011).  Childhood sexual abuse and substance abuse treatment utilization among substance-dependent 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.

Specht, M.W., Chapman, A. & Cellucci, T. (2009).  Schemas and borderline personality disorder symptoms in incarcerated woman.  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.  A [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.

Cellucci, T., Krogh, J., Vik, P. (2006).  Help-seeking for alcohol problems in a college population.  Journal of General Psychology (Special issue-Alcohol and the Human Experience), 133, 421-433.

Cellucci, T., Vik, P., & Nirenberg, T.D. (2003).  Substance abuse in the rural community.  In B. Hudnall Stamm (Ed.), Rural behavioral health care: An interdisciplinary guide (pp. 53-65).  Washington, DC:  APA