Hello, This is Scott Anstadt, Ph,D, LCSW, a seasoned clinician with decades of academic and counseling experience. Empathic, direct, and practical in approach using a wide range of evidenced based tools to make our time most meaningful and enhance your everyday life concerns. Flexible in approach to build in regular and strategic contacts and coaching. Enjoy working with older adults, periods of transition and adjustment, and grief issues.
Overall, I use an eclectic approach from an evidenced based perspective. This includes strategic use of skills in: family systems, gestalt, narrative, CBT, person centered, and existential theoretical frameworks. I have worked extensively with individuals, groups, and families. I have also taught clinical courses at the University level for almost a decade.
I seek to be of service to those who could take advantage of the convenience, flexibility, and mobility that online has to offer and time to offer thoughtful and deliberate interventions with persons who desire a compassionate, reflective, and genuine presence in their lives. I use a wholistic lifestyle approach and flexible, regular interventions tied to a client's lifestyle arena. The online platform allows for creativity in using this approach in terms of length of sessions, time of sessions, and strategic contacts.
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
AZ LCSW LCSW-10218
KS LSCSW KS 3660
Dr. Anstadt is a wonderful guide and therapist who has the ability and wisdom to both listen deeply and share his wisdom and experience.
Written on Oct 19, 2023 after therapy with Scott for 7 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, coaching, and adhd
Excellent therapist; would recommend to others.
Written on Sep 25, 2023 after therapy with Scott for 7 months on issues concerning relationship issues
Written on Nov 25, 2022 after therapy with Scott for 1 year and 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, parenting issues, anger management, and adhd
He’s insights are incredibly helpful to helping me.
Written on Sep 19, 2022 after therapy with Scott for 1 year and 1 month on issues concerning depression, addictions, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem
Dr. Anstadt is the therapist I've always wanted. He truly listens to me, repeating back what he heard me say. I come out of each session feeling more positive and lighter. It feels like he genuinely supports me and is here to help me on my journey to becoming a more kind, peaceful and compassionate human being. Dr. Anstadt always responds to my messages quickly and thoughtfully. I am so grateful and feel lucky to have been matched with Dr. Anstadt. He is compassionate, intelligent, non-judgmental, genuine, and present.
Written on Apr 15, 2022 after therapy with Scott for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and adhd
It was really wonderful working with Dr. Anstadt. His kindness and gentle nature helped me to be able to show up to our sessions every week. He always advocated strongly for me to look after myself and listen to my gut- this unwavering support really put me on a path to healing. Thank you for everything
Written on Sep 26, 2021 after therapy with Scott for 2 years and 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem