Scott earned his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University Hawaii and his Masters Degree in Counseling from The University of Alabama. He has worked in various capacities in several treatment environments including serving as Executive Director at a counseling and consulting company, Family Program Director at a wilderness program, Clinical Director at a residential treatment center, and Director of Clinical Services at a well known boarding school. Most recently Scott worked with New Haven in a training and consulting role. He has been a licensed counselor for over 20 years.
Scott also has a broad business background that includes a career as an award winning television journalist and a licensed investment consultant. He has presented at national and regional conferences primarily on the topics of effective parenting and attention deficit disorder.
As a relational therapist, Scott strongly believes in attachment based treatment modalities and feels that making strong, healthy connections is an anchor and foundation for individuals and families who are struggling emotionally, behaviorally, and systemically. He also uses uses cognitive behavioral therapy, family systems, and other evidenced based approaches. Scott has exceptional skills in providing individual, group and family counseling to adolescents as well as significant leadership and training experience. He has extensive experience working in the areas of mood disorders, effective parenting, trauma,family therapy, ADHD, health and wellness, addiction and recovery, and anxiety disorders.
Scott and his wife Stacey and the parents of three children and three adorable grandchildren.
In his free time, Scott enjoys trail running, travel, open water swimming, and has just discovered paddle boarding.