PhD, Old Dominion University; MS, BA, Northeastern Illinois University
Mentoring, grief and disabilities, process addictions, substance abuse addictions, veterans’ readjustment to society, ex-felons’ reintegration into society, alternative treatment approaches to addictions
Dr. Cicchetti has been a core faculty member in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Walden University since 2014. Prior to his current post, he was a contributing faculty member in the PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision and the Clinical Mental Health Counseling programs. Dr. Cicchetti has also taught at the Adler School of Professional Psychology, in the MS in Mental Health Counseling and Rehabilitation Counseling programs. He was a graduate teaching assistant at Old Dominion University and Northeastern Illinois University in the MS in Counseling programs. In his private practice, Dr. Cicchetti works with clients who experience process addiction and substance abuse addictions, veterans and their families, and ex-felons reintegrating into society. He currently serves on committees for the American Counseling Association, the AHCA, and the ICA. He is also on the board of SALT, a nonprofit organization that brings counseling programs, food, clothing, and other necessities to those in need globally. He currently works on the faculty CACREP self-study program and the higher education faculty review committee. He has contributed book chapters related to sexual addiction, substance abuse addiction, and assessment techniques and strategies, and has participated in numerous presentations and workshops.