Advisory Board Member

Ericha Scott, Ph.D., LPCC917, ICAADC, ATR-BC, REAT

For thirty-eight years, Dr. Scott has been a healer who walks the fine line between mysticism and evidenced-based psychotherapy.

She is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LPCC917) in California. She has been initiated in several shamanic traditions, certified as an interfaith spiritual director, energy healer, and advanced substance use disorder counselor, and she is a dually certified creative and expressive arts therapist. She has been a keynote speaker, and she has contributed to several books ranked as number one international best sellers. She paints and writes poetry.

While working at Sierra Tucson as a unit therapist, she was given the Alumni Recognition Award for providing excellent and effective client services. She holds the (ICAADC) awarded by the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) and the (AADC) Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor certification.

Dr. Scott is a Fellow of the oldest trauma organization in the world, The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD), and has decades of experience healing compulsivity, grief, trauma, dissociation, self-harm, nightmares, integrative health, wellness, and the creative arts psychotherapies.

She has designed and facilitated numerous art psycho-educational and creative arts therapeutic workshops and has been recognized throughout the United States and abroad for her original, unique, and powerful healing experiences. For eight years, she taught the associate fellows in the Andrew Weil, MD, Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona.

Recently she presented for the first creative arts therapy conference in the middle east for the Egyptian Art Therapy Association in Cairo, Egypt.

Dr. Scott's academic writing and research have been published in trade magazines, textbooks, and peer-review journals by The Journal of Chemical Dependency, UCLA, Oxford University Press, Taylor and Francis, Kate Butler Press, etc. Her writing has been translated into Czech, Persian, Spanish, and Arabic.

Dr. Scott is accepting clients for 2-5 day, private, individual, and custom-designed creative arts intensives in Malibu. These intensives include Jungian Sand Play Therapy, painting, self-portraits, life-sized silhouette mandalas (body maps), abstract murals, art outdoors in nature (eco-psychology), drumming, therapeutic writing, poetry, role play and more.

To learn more, please visit her website at www.artspeaksoutloud.org. To book her as a speaker, retreat leader, or for a group or individual creative and expressive art intensive, please contact her directly at 310-880-976 for more information.