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Scott has integrated empowerment techniques into his private practice for over 20 years. He is a specialist in the treatment of addictions, anxiety, OCD, trauma and Post Traumatic Stress. He was named

"Scott has developed new and innovative methods for including 
'Empowerment Techniques' into his clinical work. He is constantly striving 
to introduce cutting edge approaches to the practice of mental health treatment 
for over 20 years.
 
Of particular significance to me is the expansion of clinical areas of 
expertise that Scott added to his knowledge base, especially the new 
and expansive areas of clinical, addiction, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. 
 
I vastly admire what Scott has done during the course of his career. 
I believe that he introduce new approaches to the treatment of 
mental disorders that will serve the public well into the future."
 
--Richard Kaplan, Strategic Intelligence, 
Counterintelligence & International Law Consultant at the United Nations



Scott has integrated empowerment techniques into his private practice for over 20 years. He is a specialist in the treatment of addictions, anxiety, OCD, trauma and Post Traumatic Stress.  He is a published member of the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare.
 
Scott is a practicing psychotherapist and public speaker for government, private sector and nonprofit organizations.  He is an author, editor and subject matter expert.  He provides training and clinical supervision to other mental health and addiction professionals.  He is an Expert Witness and Consultant with JurisPro Medical Experts and The Expert Institute international network.

He serves as a member of the NASW Addictions Institute for Policy, Planning, Training and Development in New York City.  He is former Contractor/Care Ambassador and Team Lead at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta and New York City.

He has served as a district examiner to substance abuse counselors for the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services.

He trained in psychiatry and addiction treatment at major New York City hospitals, medical and private clinics.  He has treated adults, adolescents and families in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

He is a media consultant who has been featured for his work in mental health, addictions, and for PTSD/Trauma Response throughout the 9/11 World Trade Center disaster and other critical incidents.

Prior to establishing his private practice, he was educated at UC Berkeley, 
New York University and Harvard University.
 


Awards and Citations



 Recognition and Honors  Think outside the box.  TOP CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER IN NEW YORK, NEW YORK recognized by the International Association of Healthcare Professionals; Published in Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare   Award Winning Author  NASW Addictions Institute Committee Member and Presenter for Policy, Planning, Training and Development   Public Health Media Consultant cited for work in Addictions, Mental Health and  PTSD/Trauma Response throughout the 9/11 World Trade Center disaster and other critical incidents    Former Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services District Examiner for New York State Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) test applicants     His affiliations have included the International Association of Healthcare Professionals, the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS), the Office of Mental Health (OMH), the Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA), the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the NASW Addictions Institute Committee of New York City.


  •  Award Winning Author


  •  Expert Witness, Addictions and Mental Health


  •  NASW Addictions Institute Committee Member, Advocate and Public Speaker for Policy, Planning, Training and Development
 
  •  Media Consultant recognized for work in Addictions, Mental Health and  PTSD/Trauma Response throughout the 9/11 World Trade Center disaster and other critical incidents 


  • Named Top Practitioner in New York, NY by the International Association of Healthcare Professionals (IAHCP);  Published in Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare  
 
 
  • Former Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services District Examiner for New York State Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) test applicants

 

His affiliations have included the Expert Institute, JurisPro Medical Experts, International Association of Healthcare Professionals, the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS), the Office of Mental Health (OMH), the Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA), the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the NASW Addictions Institute Committee of New York City.
 
 

Clinical Practice Scott has integrated empowerment techniques into his private practice for over 20 years. He is an expert in the treatment of addictions, anxiety, OCD, trauma and Post Traumatic Stress.  He also provides training and clinical supervision to other professionals practicing behavioral health care.
 
 
Scott is recognized for his personalized approach to addictions, anxiety, OCD, Trauma and PTSD therapy. This therapeutic approach frequently elicits client-driven treatment and collaboration between Scott and his patients. Furthermore, it cultivates consistent engagement and behavioral change. 
 
Scott integrates  cutting edge  evidence-based methodologies with empowerment techniques to support his clients to achieve their identified goals.  Clients are treated with respect,  empathy and mindfulness as complex individuals.
 
Patients are encouraged and empowered to help create their own personalized treatment plan. The plan can be adjusted to fit diverse issues raised in therapy.Patients are  encouraged and empowered to be proactive in constructing their own person-centered treatment plan. This plan can be adjusted to fit diverse issues raised in therapy.    
 
High patient satisfaction, consistent engagement in therapy and overall responses to treatment   
have been excellent.
 
Many of Scott's patients report outstanding treatment outcomes, goal achievements, and gaining insight-oriented skills.
    
 
Corporate Practice He provides employee assistance and organizational development services.  He uses empowerment techniques to  optimize outcomes of management  support,  crisis management and other workplace  services.     Corporate Practice   He provides employee assistance and organizational development services.  He uses empowerment techniques to optimize outcomes of management support, employee wellness, crisis management and other workplace issues.     Clients have responded positively  to  this approach and ROI.   His methods  have  significantly  improved  work  performance and talent  retention.   He conducts onsite training, counseling, crisis intervention, organizational and employee performance support  for global corporations, small businesses, teaching hospitals, universities and professional associations.                    Corporate services are confidential  and  can be accessed onsite or offsite.
 
 
He provides employee assistance and organizational development services.
He uses empowerment techniques to  optimize outcomes of management  support,  crisis and other workplace  services.
 
 
Corporate Practice   He provides employee assistance and organizational development services.  He uses empowerment techniques to optimize outcomes of management support, employee wellness, crisis management and other workplace issues.     Clients have responded positively  to  this approach and ROI.   His methods  have  significantly  improved 
work  performance and talent  retention.
 
He conducts onsite training, counseling, crisis intervention, organizational and employee performance support  for global corporations, small businesses, teaching hospitals, and professional associations.
 
                
Corporate services are confidential  and 
can be accessed onsite or offsite.