Teresa Scott

About Me

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with clinical experience working with diverse populations and highly educated clients.

Master's Degrees in Clinical Psychology and Fine Arts. Member of CAMFT, the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists as well as IEDTA (International Experiential Dynamic Therapy Association). Certified completion of Core Training in 3-year ISTDP (Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy) program with Dr. John Rathauser and Dr. David Wolff. Currently in an ISTDP Teacher Training program with Patricia Coughlin PhD.

Providing the highest quality psychotherapy to my clients emphasizing adherence to established legal and ethical standards, creating an atmosphere of safety and comfort, and developing a strong therapeutic alliance.

Specialty in short term experiential therapy utilizing ISTDP, an active form of therapy where the therapist assists the client in uncovering the blocks to their full potential by focusing on feeling, anxiety and defenses and healing blocks to relationships and intimacy. My approach is clinically grounded and client centered; my work focuses on helping clients heal personal struggles and improve their sense of inner strength and find meaning in their lives.

Counseling Services

Counseling Services

Difficulties with anxiety, depression, addiction, codependency, stress from relationships, family or work settings, as well as major life transitions are treatable. My methods and training create a safe and supportive environment to address life challenges.

Treatment is individualized based on a client's needs. We collaborate towards your goals, utilizing Cognitive-Behavioral therapy, Dialectic Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic therapy, ISTDP, Mindfulness and Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy.

Our collaboration together helps young people, adults, couples and families, explore and work through habitual patterns or unexpected crisis.

Free confidential, no-obligation phone consultation with prospective clients.

Fees may be paid via check, credit/debit card, venmo, zelle or cash, I am on some insurance panels and can offer a superbill for reimbursement.


Please call or email for a free phone consultation