Dr. Anthony Pantaleno, Psychologist

Pantaleno Psychological Services, PLLC

Helping teens, young adults, their families, and professionals who work with them


358 Veterans Memorial Highway, Commack, NY 11725 

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Cell Phone: (631) 543-8336

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Dr. Pantaleno has been selected as the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)School Psychologist of the Year for 2013. Click here to see the award ceremony:

NASPConvention Keynote

Article in NASP May 2013 Communique


NYSUT Article Honoring Him

He is deeply grateful to all friends and colleagues for these honors and will strive to uphold them and the professionalism they represent.


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About Dr. Pantaleno
Dr. Pantaleno's C.V.
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Evaluation (4 Sessions)
Mindfulness Introduction
Mindfulness for Educators
Mindfulness for Parents
Stress  Reduction - Educators
Emotional Dysregulation
Suicide Prevention
Inspirational Words and Music
Meditation with Difficult Emotions
Behavioral Activation re Social Anxiety
Parental Tips to Enjoy Your Teen
Recent Presentations
Long Island DBT Programs
Mindfulness Practice Resources
Starting Mindfulness Practice
Useful Links
Useful Books, CDs, DVDs
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EVENT at Hofstra University

The Edge of Therapy: Students, Yoga and Mindful Practice.

Dr. Pantaleno is a panelist.

Monday, 3/3/14, 4PM-8PM

Click here for conference follow-up and handouts.

SPCA Private Practice Presentation by Dr. Pantaleno & Dr. Honor April 4, 2014.  Please click for details.
For SCPA Mindfulness in Clinical Practice Issue, please click here.
For Dr. Pantaleno's article about teen suicide and cyberbullying, please click here.
For Dr. Pantaleno's articles in Newsday, please click here.
For Dr. Pantaleno's article about borderline personality disorder from SCPA Newsletter, please click here.
For Dr. Pantaleno's article about Mindfulness-Based Stress-Reduction Practices Within Public Education Policy, please click here.

Recommended Books, CDs, DVDs



The Happiness Trap by Russ Harris, M.D.

How to Control Your Anxiety Before It Controls You  by Albert Ellis

How To Stop People From Pushing Your Buttons by  A. Ellis and Arthur Lange

Reinventing Your Life:  The Breakthrough Program To End Negative  

Behavior And Feel Great Again  by Jeffrey Young and Janet Klosko

Overcoming Depression by Paul Hauck

Overcoming Worry and Fear by Paul Hauck

Overcoming Jealousy and Possessiveness by Paul Hauck

Overcoming Frustration and Anger by Paul Hauck

Full Catastrophe Living  by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Wherever You Go, There You Are  by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Coming To Our Senses by Jon Kabat-Zinn


For Young Adults With Borderline Personality Disorder:

I Hate You, Donít Leave Me  by Jerome Kreisman & Hal Strauss

Get Me Out Of Here: My Recovery From BPD   by  Rachel Reiland

Radical Self-Acceptance   (Audio CD Set)  by  Tara Brach

Breathing:  The Master Key to Self-Healing  (Audio CD Set)   by Andrew Weil

Back From The Edge  DVD available by doing a search of this title on Google.


For Parents:

Stop Walking On Eggshells:  Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder by Paul Mason/Randi Kreger

Borderline Personality Disorder In Adolescents by Blaise A. Aguirre, M.D.

The Explosive Child  by  Ross Greene, Ph.D. 

Building Emotional Intelligence:  Techniques To Cultivate Inner Strength In Children by Linda Lantieri and Daniel Goleman (contains an audio CD  featuring exercises in muscle relaxation and developing mindful awareness in age groups 5-7, 8-11, and 12 and over)


For Mental Health Professionals:

Schema Therapy:  A Practitioners Guide by  Jeffrey Young, Janet Klosko, and  Marjorie Weishaar

Mindfulness and the Therapeutic Relationship  Edited by Steven Hick and Thomas Bien     

DBT With Suicidal Adolescents by  Alec Miller, Jill Rathus, Marsha Linehan    

The Wise Heart:  A Guide To The Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology by Jack Kornfield   

Thoughts Without A Thinker by Mark Epstein

Psychotherapy Without the Self  by Mark Epstein    



The Mindful Way Through Depression, Freeing Yourself From Chronic Unhappiness by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Anger:  Wisdom for Cooling the Flames, by Thich Nhat Hanh

The Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook, by Bob Stahl and Elisha Goldstein

The Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens, by Gina Biegel

The Mindfulness Solution, by Ron Siegel

Overcoming the Rating Game, by Paul Hauch

Awareness, by Anthony Demello