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Dr. Anthony Rinaldi

Background

Dr. Anthony Rinaldi earned his PhD in counseling psychology from the University of Iowa. He completed his internship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he specialized in the health psychology track at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics. Dr. Rinaldi further specialized in health psychology through his postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, where he focused on providing psychotherapy to hospital patients diagnosed with serious medical illness. Following professional licensure, Dr. Rinaldi joined SSM Health – Dean Medical Group in Madison, Wisconsin, where he provided outpatient individual and group psychotherapy to oncology, palliative care, and psychiatry patients. This position evolved to incorporate a role in the behavioral health unit at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin, where Dr. Rinaldi specialized in providing individual and group psychotherapy, and making psychotropic medication recommendations, to patients diagnosed with serious mental illnesses. Dr. Rinaldi completed his Master of Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology (MSCP) from New Mexico State University in 2022, and he now works as a clinical psychologist at iNetMedRx2, Inc.

 

Special Interests

Health psychology, working with patients diagnosed with serious medical illnesses, psychopharmacology, assisting patients in identifying and pursuing life values.

 

Therapies Provided:

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  • Psychopharmacotherapy

  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy

  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

 

Professional Presentations and Publications:

  • Rinaldi, A. P. & Rinaldi, R. C. (2019). Prescriptive authority advocacy and the role of the professional organization. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois.

  • Westefeld, J. S. & Rinaldi, A. P. (2018). Suicide and human service professions in the Twenty-First Century: Current issues and future directions. Journal of Loss and Trauma. doi: 10.1080/15325024.2018.1490614

  • Rinaldi, A. P. & Rinaldi, R. C. (2015). The treatment of depression in pregnant and lactating women. The Tablet, Division 55 of the American Psychological Association, American Society for the Advancement of Pharmacotherapy Newsletter, Summer 2015.

  • Rinaldi, A. P. (2013). Prescriptive authority and counseling psychology: Implications forpractitioners. The Counseling Psychologist, 41(8), 1213-1228. doi: 10.1177/0011000012461956