Interim Director of Clinical Training
- Washington, D.C.
- Clinical Mental Health Counseling & Forensic Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Vanessa Patton-Scott, Ed.D. is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS) in the State of Maryland. She graduated with her Masters in Mental Health Counseling and received a certification in Marriage and Family Therapy at the University of Central Florida. In addition, she completed her doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision at Argosy University located in Atlanta, GA. She has over ten years of clinical experiences with providing crisis intervention and counseling services to adolescent, adults, and families with issues related to trauma, life transitions, substance abuse, bereavement, self-identity issues, and mood disorders. Research interest includes counselor wellness, spiritual competence, burnout prevention, clinical supervision, crisis-intervention, and mindfulness-based psychotherapy. Currently, Dr. Patton-Scott is the Director of Clinical Training for the Counselor Education, Forensic, and Counseling Psychology programs at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She also serves as the president-elect for the Maryland Association of Marriage and Family Counselors (MAMFC).
- Education History
Degree Institution Year BS, Psychology University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. 2003 MA, Mental Health Counseling University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL. 2007 EdD, Counselor Education & Supervision Argosy University-Atlanta Campus, Atlanta, GA. 2016
- Professional Memberships
- Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise Child & Adolescent Development Adolescence Diversity Multicultural Training Religion and Spirituality Marriage & Family Family Therapy Mood Disorders Depression Psychology Subdisciplines - Counselor Education PTSD/Trauma Crisis Intervention
Title Location Date The Ethical Use of Therapy in Marriage and Family Counseling (co-presenter), Maryland Counseling Association (MCA) Annual Conference Maryland November 2, 2017 Suicidal and Homicidal Patients, Suburban Hospital Bethesda, MD November 10, 2016 Workplace Violence: Focus Group, Suburban Hospital Bethesda, MD August 9, 2017