Our Psychologist Dr Romeo Vitelli , Ph. D., C. Pcych. provides numerous treatment services related to:
- Chronic Pain
- Phobic Reactions
- Stress Management
- Relaxation Training
- Anger Management
- Conflict Resolution
- Sleep Disorders
- Post-Accident Adaptation
- Criminal Rehabilitation
- School Adjustment Problems
- Addiction (Drugs, Alcohol, Gambling)
Dr Vitelli's CURRICULUM VITA
Private Practice Psychologist
Romeo Vitelli, Ph.D., C. Psych.
Ph.D. - 1987 - York University, Toronto, Ontario
M.A. - 1983 - York University, Toronto, Ontario
B.A. - 1981 - University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
1988 - present Registered Psychologist, Ontario College of Psychologists
1996 - present - Psychologist in Private Practice, Individual and group psychotherapy of adult and adolescent client populations.
1987 - present - Staff Psychologist, Millbrook Correctional Centre.
1985 - 1987 - Teaching Assistant, Social Psychology Course Wiesenthal Department of Psychology, York University
1985 - Research Assistant, Department of Psychology, York University.
1984 - 1985 - Teaching Assistant, Advanced Research in Psychology, Course. Department of Psychology, York University.
1984 - Teaching Assistant, Introductory Psychology, Course Atkinson College, York University.
1982 - 1984 - Research Assistant for Dr. N.S. Endler, Department of Psychology, York University.
1981 - 1982 - Bail worker, Reaching Out Program, St. Leonard's Society, Windsor, Ontario.
Individual and group psychotherapy dealing with a Axis I and Axis II disorders; sex offender assessment and treatment including experience in dealing with a wide range of paraphilias, crisis intervention; posttraumatic stress, suicide issues; substance abuse; relaxation and stress management training; psychological and neuropsychological assessment; program evaluation; test construction, administration and validation; multivariate data analysis; online information systems.
1986 - 1987 - Reviewer, Representative Research in Social Psychology
2000-present - Reviewer, Mental Measurements Yearbook
Member, Canadian Psychological Association
Member, American Psychological Association
Member, American Psychology-Law Society
Member, Canadian Criminal Justice Association
Clinical Neuropsychology Training Worker's Compensation Hospital, Toronto, Ontario. Supervisor: Dr. J. M. Celinski. Training received in the administration, scoring and interpretation of a range of neuropsychological test instruments; neuropsychological diagnosis and treatment planning.
Community health programs
ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS AND PAPERS
Vitelli, R. (1998). Childhood disruptive behavior disorders and adult psychopathy. American Journal of Forensic Psychology, 16(4), 29-37.
Vitelli, R. (1997). Comparison of early and late start models of delinquency in adult offenders. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 41(4), 351-357.
Vitelli, R. (1996). Prevalence of childhood conduct and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in adult maximum-security inmates. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 40(4), 263-271.
Ford, B.D., Vitelli, R., & Stuckless, N. (1996). The effects of computer vs. paper and pencil administration on measures of anger and revenge with an inmate population. Computers in Human Behavior, 12(1), 159-166.
Stuckless, N., Ford, B.D., & Vitelli, R. (1995). Vengeance, anger and irrational beliefs in inmates: a caveat regarding social desirability. Personality and Individual Differences, 18, 1-6.
Vitelli, R. (1993). The homeless inmate in a maximum-security prison setting. Canadian Journal of Criminology, 35(3), 323-331.
Vitelli, R. & Endler, N.S. (1993). Psychological determinants of fear of crime: a comparison of general and situational prediction models. Personality and Individual Differences, 14(1), 77-85.
Ford, B.D. & Vitelli, R. (1992). Inmate attitudes towards computerized clinical interventions. Computers and Human Behavior, 8, 223-230.
Endler, N.S., Edwards, J., & Vitelli, R. (1991). Test Manual for the Endler Multidimensional Anxiety Scales (EMAS). Los Angeles: Western Psychological Services.
Endler, N.S., Edwards, J.M., Vitelli, R., & Parker, J.D. (1989). Assessment of state and trait anxiety: Endler Multidimensional Anxiety Scales. Anxiety Research, 2(1), 1-14.
Guerriero, M., Trowhill, A., Vitelli, R., & Winthrope, S. (1987). COSTI-IIAS Rehabilitation Centre Evaluation. Toronto, Ontario: York University, Department of Psychology.
Endler, N., Edwards, J., & Vitelli, R. (1987). Situation-Response General Trait Anxiousness Inventory (S-R GTA) and Present Affect Reactions Questionnaire (PARQ IV): a manual for state and trait anxiety measures. Department of Psychology Reports, York University,Toronto, Ontario, No. 152.
Vitelli, R., & Frisch, G.R. (1984). The relationship between trait anxiety and leisure: a comparison of the unidimensional and multidimensional models of anxiety. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 54, 371-376.
Clinical and social characteristics of suicidal behavior in an incarcerated population. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, California, 1998.
Patterns of criminality, mental illness, and treatment needs of homeless offenders. Presented at the 24th International Congress of Applied Psychology, San Francisco, California, 1998
Child conduct disorder symptomatology and adult antisocial behavior. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, Illinois, 1997.
Validation of the LSI-OR in a prison setting. Presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, 1997.
The relationship between adult psychopathy and childhood disruptive behavior disorders. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, 1996.
Comparison of early and late start models of delinquency in adult offenders. Presented at the XXVI International Congress of Psychology, Montreal, 1996
Prevalence of childhood conduct and attention‑deficit hyperactivity disorder in adult maximum-security inmates. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, New York, 1995.
The Millbrook Treatment Wing Programme: a preliminary evaluation. Presented at the Eastern Regional Conference, Chaffey's Locks, Ontario, 1988.
The Crisis in Social Psychology: current perspectives. Presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1985. Abstract in Canadian Psychology, 26(2a), 1985.