Anthony Whitney, M.S., LMHC, BCB
Anthony Whitney is Board Certified in Biofeedback and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, who specializes in chronic pain management, behavioral change, mood regulation, physiological disorders, biofeedback treatment, and enhancing mental and physical wellbeing. Anthony strives to create a unique treatment experience to enhance individuals’ abilities to adapt to a wide array of trauma, increase quality of life, and to realize their full internal potential. His therapeutic philosophy focuses on identifying the person’s individualized needs and incorporates a blend of Integrative Body Psychotherapy (IBP), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Person-Centered Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Gestalt techniques.
Anthony has 15+ years of experience and training combining biofeedback technology and behavioral therapy skills helping children, adolescents and adults. He specializes in muscle tension reeducation and regulation, heart rate variability (HRV) coherence, peak performance training (PPT), temperature and circulatory issues, non-pharmacologic chronic pain and stress management skill development, diaphragmatic breathing based relaxation skills, mindfulness training, mind-body integration, sleep disorders, cognitive functioning, headaches/migraines, autonomic nervous system regulation, and other psychological and medical disorders.
Anthony earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology (2000) and a Master’s in Clinical Psychology (2002) at Eastern Washington University. He has experience in crisis response and Critical Incident Training working with law enforcement and Spokane community resources. He worked for 13 years as a member of the Structured Intensive Multidisciplinary Pain Program and Outpatient Psychology department at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute in Spokane, WA. He is also an experienced local, regional and national presenter and has published in both peer reviewed and non peer-reviewed journals focusing on increasing awareness of and understanding about the benefits of biofeedback and psychological services in the treatment of chronic pain.