Create an account and get 3 FREE CE Hours to apply towards any of our Online Courses

Register Now

Lawrence Anthony


Dr. Lawrence Anthony is currently a Lecturer in the Forensic Science Program at Xavier University. Previously, Dr. Anthony was an adjunct professor at Lindsey Wilson College, and an adjunct professor in the Online Master's program in Criminal Justice Administration at the University of the Cumberlands.   From 2009 to 2011 Dr. Anthony  coordinated an Addictions Program at Beckfield College. Between 1997 and 2008 Dr. Anthony was the Director of the Addictions Studies Program at the University of Cincinnati, where he coordinated both a graduate and an undergraduate program in Addictions Studies and was responsible for staffing 40 adjunct faculty. He developed and facilitated certificates in Addictions Studies Counseling, Domestic Violence Counseling, Child Abuse Recognition and Addictions Studies Prevention. 

Before his tenure at the University of Cincinnati, between 1977 and 1997, Dr. Anthony was the Program Coordinator and Drug Treatment Specialist for the Federal Courts in the Southern district of Ohio, where he did counseling, training and contracting for drug/alcohol and mental health services. He was also the clinical and program director of a Therapeutic Community from 1975 to 1977. Prior to this he worked as probation officer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and for the Municipal Court in Cincinnati; specializing in drug cases.

Governor Robert Taft appointed him to the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board in 2003 and he served as chairperson of the education committee until 2008.

He received his Doctorate in Education in Vocational and Correctional Counseling from the University of Cincinnati in 1983. He also has a Master’s Degree from Xavier University in Corrections and Correctional Counseling and completed two years of graduate school at Marquette University in the Area of Philosophy and Psychology. He has done extensive research on the Phenomenological method and its application to both analytical psychology and the treatment of addiction. He received his bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Saint Michael’s College, located in Winooski, Vermont.