Adjunct Faculty, Clinical Psychology
Dr. Breitner received his doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 1977. He is a Massachusetts Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (supervisory level). Dr. Breitner is a Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners, a member of the Ma. Psychological Association, an Associate Member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (where he is on the Educational Planning Committee) and a Diplomate of the American Psychotherapy Association. He is a member of the Treatment and Recovery Committee of the Franklin/N. Quabbin Opioid Task Force. Dr. Breitner has been supervising clinicians since 1974 and spent 16 years training doctoral psychology interns at the Carson Center in Westfield, MA. He has over 45 years’ experience with adolescent and adult substance use and mental health issues. He has consulted to schools, agencies and private companies on various topics and does court-ordered substance use evaluations. Dr. Breitner has taught in several graduate psychology programs, including Antioch. His clinical interests include substance use treatment, integrative psychotherapy, ADHD assessment and treatment, couple therapy, adolescents and using family and other systems to enhance treatment outcomes.