Scott is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has been in the field for over 28 years. During those 28 years, he has served in settings ranging from private practice to community-based organizations focusing on substance use and dual diagnoses, mental health, arts education, human trafficking, and suicide prevention. He is a leader with15 years of management experience who listens deeply to others, and partners with people to identify and integrate their strengths toward accomplishing individual and organizational goals. He believes that recovery relationships are collaborative, and are facilitated best through compassion, curiosity, purposeful treatment planning, and a deep belief in people.
As a therapist and clinical supervisor providing individual, couples, family, and group therapy, he utilize interventions from Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral, Solution-Focused, Narrative, and Extended Family Systems Therapy; while also utilizing training in mindfulness and Eastern practices, Motivational Interviewing, and Expressive Arts.
As a leader, Scott believes in congruency between organizational practices and the level of compassion, clarity, and communication that the organization aspires-to in the clinical services provided to persons in recovery. Scott believes in celebrating others.