Mark’s Curriculum Vitae

Mark A. Arcuri, PhD
Integrative Health Coaching & Wellness

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.

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. Psychological services offered to clients of NMDVR only (supervised practice, licensed psychologist associate).

10/11 to present
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
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

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

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

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.

Post-doctoral Fellow
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Consult Liaison Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

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

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

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

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

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.

2011 to present
Universal Life Church of Modesto –
Modesto, CA