Eric Scott, Ph.D.
Eric L. Scott, Ph.D.
|Personal Statement||I am a Pediatric Psychologist with clinical, teaching and research interests focused on effectively treating anxiety disorders and chronic pain in children and adolescents. My goals include providing exceptional clinical care informed by empirical evidence striving to alleviate pain and resulting anxiety and distress it can cause. I thoroughly enjoy teaching students and training residents in the use of these effective treatments for anxiety and chronic pain as a way of contributing to the field of pediatric psychology.|
|Education||Undergraduate: Trinity Christian College
Graduate School: Bowling Green State University
Internship: Indiana University School of Medicine
Health Services Provider of Psychology
|Current Academic Interests||Teaching: I enjoy teaching psychology practicum students, psychology pre-doctoral interns and psychiatry residents techniques for the treatment of anxiety and chronic pain in children and adolescents.
Clinical: Treatment of anxiety using empirically supported treatments including cognitive behavioral therapy methods. Use of cognitive behavioral therapy combined with biofeedback and hypnosis to treat chronic pain in children and adolescents
Research: Cognitive assessment of children and adolescents with liver diseases; parental depression associated with the challenges of raising children with mental health concerns; effectiveness of treatment of pain in children and adolescents
|Recent Publications||Gerkensmeyer, J.E., Perkins, S.M., Scott, E., & Wu, J. (2008). Depressive symptoms among primary caregivers of children with mental health needs: Mediating and moderating variables. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, Volume 22(3), 135-146.
Scott, E. L., Walsh, K. H. & McDoulgle, C. J. (2008). Treatment of Tourette’s Syndrome. Psychopharm Review, 43 (5).
Walsh, K. H., Scott, E. L. & McDougle, C. J. (2008). The use of antipsychotics in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychopharm Review, 43 (4).