Patrick Ross Scott, PhD, LCSW, DCSW, FAPA is a transformational leader who specializes in unconscious mind integration, mental health, executive and leadership development, healthcare administration, mediation, crisis intervention, and conflict resolution between disparate groups.
For over 20 years, he has consulted with, trained and coached healthcare organizations, Fortune 50 Corporations and non-profit organizations in the arenas of leadership development, communication and accountability. Bringing a wealth of experience in human behavior, Dr. Scott is committed to assisting individuals, families and organizations toward the integration of the essential elements of physical, intellectual, emotional, intuitive and spiritual resources toward achievement of organizational objectives, personal development and lasting, foundational effectiveness.
Dr. Scott is a Diplomate in Clinical Social Work (DCSW) and a Fellow of The American Psychotherapy Association (FAPA), a Charter Member of The Association for Integrative Psychology (AIP), a Certified Trainer & Master Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), a Certified Trainer & Master Practitioner of Mental Emotional Release Therapy (MER) and a Certified Master & Consulting Hypnotist. Additionally, he is a member in good standing of The National Association of Social Workers (NASW), The National Guild of Hypnotists (NGH) and The American Psychotherapy Association (APA).
In 2008, Dr. Scott was inducted into The Cambridge Who’s Who Executive, Professional and Entrepreneurial Registry as a VIP and Lifetime Member having been recognized for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in all aspects of behavioral health care.
Dedicated to assisting individuals and organizations to realize their full potential, Dr. Scott works with communities to build trusting relationships in and out of the clinical arena. His strong background in education and human relations contributes to developing safe environments that foster independent learning through self-evaluation and uncommon collaboration.
Dr. Scott holds a PhD in Clinical Hypnotherapy from American Pacific University, a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the University of Minnesota and a Master of Social Work degree from California State University Long Beach. He retains licenses in clinical social work (LCSW) by The California Board of Behavioral Sciences, The State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers and The Minnesota Board of Social Work. Dr. Scott also maintains a private psychotherapy practice in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he specializes in work with traditionally underserved populations.
Dr. Scott serves as Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry in The Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at The University of Nevada School of Medicine, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Hypnotherapy, Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) and Energy Work for Touro University Nevada Medical School and Instructor at Kona University. Additionally he serves as Executive Vice President and Clinical director of HeadsUp Guidance and Wellness Centers of Nevada. All these faculty appointments draw upon Dr. Scott’s background in unconscious mind integration where he teaches psychiatrists, medical residents and medical students to incorporate alternative methods to the healing process. Additionally, he has served as Adjunct Professor of Social Work for California State University Long Beach and supervised graduate students from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), University of Southern California (USC) and Loma Linda University. He currently supervises undergraduate students, graduate and post-graduate interns in the behavioral sciences from the University of Southern California School of Social Work, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Regis University, Kapella University, Argosy University, Grand Canyon University, Northeastern University, Liberty University, Edinburgh University, Walden University and The University of Phoenix.
His rich experiences of living and traveling throughout the world have fostered a passionate concern for the issues and challenges of our increasingly diverse and global communities. His vision is to assist individuals and groups to take greater responsibility for improving the quality and effectiveness of their personal and professional lives. His commitment is to create bridges of dialogue and shared vision. Dr. Scott has the stated mission to demystify, destigmatize and to integrate healing modalities from all continents and cultures so that we may ever expand our collection of resources for growth, effectiveness and integrity.