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Scott Shepherd, LPC

Addictions Anger management Coping with life changes
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About me

Thank you for checking out my profile. My name is Scott Shepherd, MS, LPC. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Alaska as well as the state of Arizona. I have worked in the mental health and substance abuse field for over 30 years, and my expertise is related to working with individuals that experience hardships such as substance abuse, depression, anxiety, and PTSD, as well as issues with stress and anger management, change, and other issues that influence you to make rash, brash, or possibly impulsive or compulsive decisions without thinking the process through. I specialize in working with all ages with substance use/abuse as well as co-occurring disorders.
My therapeutic technique centers around the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy approach, focusing on assisting you gain awareness into the situation that you are struggling with, helping you view it from many other perspectives, and assisting you in processing which intervention that you choose is the best for you. I an there to assist and support you throughout this journey and to be your biggest supporter. I also incorporate Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) as well as Motivational Interviewing to assist you in your journey to self-empowerment. This process can be scary which is why you need to know I will be there with you every step of the way.
My goal is to assist people in working towards fulfilling their goals of living to their fullest potential, healing form the various wounds they have collected from childhood trauma to grief and loss, and regaining a new perspective on life.

Anger/Stress Management

Also experienced in:
Grief , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , ADHD , Abandonment , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused CBT

Years of Experience: 30

LPC #LPC114237 (Expires: 2023-10-31)

Professional experience

30yrs in practice
Addictions Anger management Coping with life changes

Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, ADHD, Codependency, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family of Origin Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and shame, HIV / AIDS, Men's issues, Military and Veterans Issues, Post-traumatic stress, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-love, Women's issues

Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Services offered

Live Chat

License information

SC LPC 8734

AZ LPC LPC-20669


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Scott Shepherd. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Scott is a great listener and great at helping illuminate the situation from a different perspective that really helps understand it.

Written on May 21, 2024 after therapy with Scott for 2 years and 5 months on issues concerning anger management, and career difficulties

He is a great listener and tends to my needs for my mental health

Written on Jan 11, 2024 after therapy with Scott for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, and anger management

Very down-to-earth, easy going, easy to talk to guy that offers keen insights into whatever issues you may be experiencing. Never once felt judged during any session. Would recommend to anyone!

Written on Jan 06, 2024 after therapy with Scott for 1 month on issues concerning addictions, relationship issues, self esteem, and adhd

Scott is a great guy. He is old enough to have lived through a lot of life’s mishaps and experiences, yet has up to date skills, and most of all, common sense! I really appreciate his down to earth demeanor. He’s trustworthy!

Written on Jan 04, 2024 after therapy with Scott for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, and sleeping disorders

Scott has done an excellent job of guiding me through some difficult moments, and I am so grateful. Highly recommended!

Written on Dec 20, 2023 after therapy with Scott for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, and coping with life changes

Scott is experienced caring and knowledgeable

Written on Dec 19, 2023 after therapy with Scott for 2 months on issues concerning addictions, relationship issues, and trauma and abuse