Anthony Muentes (he/him/his) “Tony” is an LGPC working under the supervision of Allison McQuaid LCPC, PMH-C.
Tony, a South Bronx native from New York, brings an empathic and accepting atmosphere to the therapy room. As a clinician, Tony strives to understand and connect with his clients on a deeper level to tackle life difficulties and struggles together. He believes in using a flexible and integrative approach to foster insight onto current life stressors, thought patterns, emotions, and behaviors. By working collaboratively, he seeks to help his clients gain hope, empowerment, action toward change and closer to a life that is values consistent.
Tony pulls experiences from various care settings, including Residential, Partial Hospitalization (PHP), and Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP). Tony’s clinical training has taken place in community mental health and school-based therapy, primarily working with adolescents, emerging adults, and adults. In these training areas, Tony has helped those who struggle with disordered eating, life transitions, grief, stress, anxiety, and depression. Tony also incorporates values from the Health at Every Size (HAES) and is aligned with their principles.
In an effort to tackle and destigmatize mental health services within the Latinx Community, Tony, a second- generation Ecuadorian immigrant, also emphasizes working with those with Hispanic/Latinx backgrounds, identities, or origins. Tony is bilingual and is able to communicate fluently in Spanish. He is also an avid listener of Bad Bunny, Rauw Alejandro, Ozuna, and Manuel Turizo.
Tony graduated from Loyola University, Maryland, with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. He then went on to continue his education and studies at Loyola University Maryland to complete a Masters of Science in Clinical Professional Counseling (CPC).