D. Scott Stanley, PhD, LMFT, LPC holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Depth Psychology and a Master of Science in Psychology focusing on Marriage & Family Therapy, and is a board approved supervisor for LPC and LMFT interns. Scott is also certified in Low Energy Neurofeedback Systems (LENS). He has a deep respect for his patients' stories. His style of practice focuses on helping patients transform their stories from problem-focused to solution-focused. Scott works with a variety of issues, including:

Scott brings to his practice a wide background including music, theology, and business. He holds additional degrees in theology and business. Scott is certified in anger resolution, and is a candidate in training as a Jungian psychoanalyst. In his free time, Scott practices aikido and uses the principles of this gentle martial art to teach life skills to teens and young adults.

Scott is a popular speaker in churches and civic clubs, and has been featured on radio programs. His doctoral research at Pacifica Graduate Institute in California has given him many opportunities to pursue research in several areas of psychology, including women's perspectives and experiences in chemical addiction rehab units, exploring alternative approaches in treating chemical addiction in women, and the psychological effects of displacement in Vietnamese refugees. Currently, his area of research explores how we establish a sense of home, as well as the role of mythology and fairy tales in therapy.

Scott's demeanor in practice is respectfully curious and reflective. He values the expertise his patients bring into the consulting room, and uses their expertise in providing therapeutic care. If you would like more information or would like to schedule an appointment, please call Scott at 281.960.3991, or email him at either scott@dscottstanley.com.

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