Scott Waltman, Psy.D.

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Scott Waltman, PsyD, ABPP, MAC, is certified as a qualified Cognitive Therapist and a diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. He also is board certified in Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology. He graduated from Pacific University in Oregon where his training focused on Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for anxiety, addiction, relational problems, and personality disorders. Dr. Waltman has experience working with severe and persistent mental illness in inpatient settings, and completed his APA-Accredited predoctoral internship at the Colorado Mental Health Institute in Pueblo, Colorado; there he worked on the Advanced Cognitive Behavioral Unit where he received intensive training in CBT and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). He also completed an APA-Accredited Postdoctoral Fellowship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. There he treated patients in the community mental health center’s CBT clinic. Dr. Waltman was also the clinical coordinator and lead trainer for the Los Angeles Department of Mental Health CBT Dissemination Project. Dr. Waltman’s research experience and interests center on treatment outcomes and CBT dissemination. Clinically, Dr. Waltman strives to flexibly and compassionately apply cognitive and behavioral interventions to help people overcome the barriers in their lives, in order to facilitate building meaningful lives that are guided by passion and values. In addition to working with adults, Dr. Waltman has experience working with adolescents with severe emotional, behavioral, and legal problems. Dr. Waltman is also a dual-diagnosis counselor who is certified as a Master Addiction Counselor (MAC) by the NADAAC.