Dr. Robert Scott

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Ph.D., CTS (Core Faculty/Board of Advisors)
Dr. Scott is a licensed psychologist as well as a nationally recognized teacher, trainer, and consultant in the field of trauma/disaster psychology. For over 23 years Dr. Scott has provided crisis response interventions and support to first responder populations including fire, police, medical, aviation, military and Red Cross personnel.
In 1998, Dr. Scott was appointed Department Psychologist and Director of the Behavioral Health and Wellness Program for the Los Angeles City Fire Department. In addition to his regular duties and activities of critical incident response and Peer training, Dr. Scott directed and supervised the Los Angeles Fire Department’s CISM Team deployment to the World Trade Center Attack in the aftermath of 9/11. During the teams two-week deployment Dr. Scott provided CISM intervention and support to the Fire Department of New York. Dr. Scott also provided similar support with his CISM team to Louisiana Firefighters during a one-week deployment to the hurricane-impacted Gulf States during hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
In July of 2015 Dr. Scott retired from his position at LAFD to pursue his private practice and consulting work where he specializes in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and general stress. Dr. Scott is also an avid surfer and more recently has been learning and practicing Iyengar Yoga.