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Dr Mark A Arcuri ~ Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Mark A. Arcuri, PhD
Integrative Health Coaching & Wellness
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Integrative health coaching in diverse settings specializing in the emotional factors related to dis-ease and lifestyle management. Published author on subjects related to lifestyle change, the lifestyle aspects of chronic medical dis-ease prevention and management, law of attraction, and personal development.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
10/87 to present
Private Consulting Practice – Santa Fe, New Mexico
Services delivered within a Functional Integrative Wellness model. Primary interests include prevention and management of lifestyle dis-ease such as diabetes, cardiovascular conditions, obesity, and chronic pain through nutrition, fitness, and mind-body techniques. Related interests include behavioral medicine and rehabilitation psychology, energy psychology, integrative whole life fitness and fitness motivation, and gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (GLBTQ) concerns.

10/11 to present
Faculty
University of the Rockies – Denver, Colorado
Adjunct Faculty appointment for masters- and doctoral-level Organizational Development, Health & Wellness, and Sports Psychology tracks, with emphasis on Integrative Medicine. Dissertation mentoring.

05/07 to 07/08
Faculty
University of Phoenix Online
Adjunct Faculty appointment in the Master of Science in Psychology Online program.

10/96 to 10/98
Health Programs Administrator and Clinician
Pueblo of San Felipe – San Felipe, New Mexico

08/94 to 05/96
Medical Psychology Consultant
Seminole Tribe of Florida – Hollywood, Florida

12/92 to 08/94
Behavioral Health Counselor
Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida – Miami, Florida

10/87 to 12/92
Family Therapist
Greenwich House Counseling Center – New York, New York
Family Therapy Team and AIDS Mental Health Program

11/86 to 06/90
Pain Team Associate
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center – New York, New York
Department of Neurology and Psychiatry

DOCTORAL DEGREE
Ph.D. (May, 2002); Capella University – Minneapolis, Minnesota
Clinical Psychology
Doctoral Dissertation: The Neutral Zone: An exploration of a psychological construct to explain the experience of myocardial infarction survivors – available for download at www.drmarkarcuri.com

OTHER EDUCATION
M.A. (October, 1987); New York University – New York, New York
General Psychology with Health Psychology Specialization

B.A. (May, 1984); State University of New York at Stony Brook – Stony Brook, New York
Major – Psychology
Minor – Health and Society
Minor – Pre-medical Studies

FELLOWSHIPS and OTHER POST-GRADUATE TRAINING
07/14
Fellowship in Integrative Health & Lifestyle
Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona Medical School at Tucson
A foundational knowledge in an integrative, healing-oriented approach to care, addressing the whole person: mind, body, and spirit, using a partnering approach with a focus on meeting the patient/client where they are through a broad understanding of how to utilize lifestyle approaches to improve health and wellbeing (including: nutrition, mindfulness, physical activity), techniques to both motivate change and reduce stress, along with a solid knowledge of CAM approaches such as manual medicine, traditional Chinese medicine, and energy work.

09/02-08/03
Post-doctoral Fellow
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Consult Liaison Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

03/00
Navigating the Soul's Journey: Practitioner Certification Training in Medical Intuition
National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine

PUBLISHED BOOKS and SELECTED PAPERS
Books:
A Life Aligned: The Journey to Allowing the Magic in Your Life – a self-help, motivational book.
January 2008
ALA Press

Paradise (Re) Discovered: New Lessons from Old Teachers – a collection of transformational and healing stories to help readers rediscover who they are
Winter 2018 (expected)
ALA Press

Perfectly Imperfect
“In the oven, as they say.”

Selected Articles: (available at www.drmarkarcuri.com)
The Secret: It's just the beginning...
Change Your Focus, Change Your World!
Spirituality: It's not about religion anymore
Eliminate Your Way to Success

Doctoral Dissertation:
The Neutral Zone: An exploration of a psychological construct to explain the experience of myocardial infarction survivors
September, 2002
Dissertation Abstracts International

SEMINARS and TRAINING
General Public: average 6-8 per year on personal development using New Thought modalities

Life Enhancement: Ongoing Boot Camp & Beyond supports individual fitness and life goals, guiding participants through a weekly series of physical, emotional, and spiritual workouts leading to lifestyle change, dis-ease prevention, and encouraging a proactive and transformational relationship with ongoing illness processes. (with Joseph Garcia, NSCA-CPT) – www.bootcampandbeyond.com

Organizational: average 6 per year related to team building, staff support and development, and organizational strategic outcomes in government, private, and non-profit business and healthcare settings.

OTHER
2011 to present
Minister
Universal Life Church of Modesto – www.ulc.net
Modesto, CA