Dr. Scott Waltman, PsyD, ABPP

Scott Waltman, PsyD, ABPP, is a clinician, trainer, and practice-based researcher who specializes in providing Case Conceptualization-Driven CBT. This means creating a personalized treatment plan that is an integration of research-supported treatment protocols and the individual characteristics and preferences of the client. Clinically, Dr. Waltman strives to flexibly and compassionately apply cognitive and behavioral interventions to help people overcome the barriers in their lives, to facilitate building meaningful lives that are guided by passion and values. He is certified as a qualified Cognitive Therapist and Trainer/Consultant by the Academy of Cognitive & Behavior Therapies. He is also a full Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive & Behavior Therapies. He also is board certified in Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology. 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 and was also the lead trainer for the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health CBT Dissemination Project. More recently, Dr. Waltman, worked at the Aaron T Beck Psychopathology Research Center as a CBT trainer for one of Dr. Aaron Beck’s CBT implementation teams in the Philadelphia public mental health system. Dr. Waltman has extensive history working with individuals with psychiatric and personality disorder in inpatient, outpatient, and residential settings (both adults and adolescents). Dr. Waltman has published practice-based research in several reputable journals and has presented his findings at national and international conferences. He is the lead author of the therapist treatment manual “Socratic Questioning for Therapists and Counselors: Learn How to Think and Intervene like a Cognitive Behavior Therapist.” (https://www.routledge.com/Socratic-Questioning-for-Therapists-and-Counselors-Learn-How-to-Think-and/Waltman-III-McFarr-Moore/p/book/9780367335199)