Dr. Scott received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with honors from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. As an undergraduate, Dr. Scott focused her research and clinical work on examining early disruptive behavior problems and academic difficulties for high-risk youth. She went on to complete her graduate training under the supervision of Dr. Deborah C. Beidel, at the University of Central Florida where she continued to study and treat children and adolescents with a variety of academic, emotional and behavioral difficulties. She also obtained extensive training in offering comprehensive psychological, neuropsychological, and educational assessments.
Her research efforts focused on emotion regulation as well as the behavioral and physiological responses of children with selective mutism to various social situations. In 2012, Dr. Scott completed an APA-accredited internship at the West Virginia University School of Medicine under the supervision of Dr. John C. Linton. During her internship, Dr. Scott honed her therapeutic and assessment skills in both inpatient and outpatient settings and obtained additional training in consultation, collaboration with allied professionals, and understanding medical conditions often related to psychological difficulties. She was also able to implement and win awards for her school-based bullying prevention program.
Upon graduating in August 2012, Dr. Scott returned to her hometown of Salisbury Maryland where she joined the Child & Family Center with Dr. Adeline C. Tryon. Currently, Dr. Scott is practicing full time in both Salisbury and Easton, MD offering assessment and therapeutic services to children, teens, adults, and families.