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Wally Scott (Dr.)

Dr. Wally Scott

William (Wally) Scott, Ph.D. (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Counselor Education.  He has worked in the counseling field for over 30 years in various professional settings, e.g., Social Services, residential care, community mental health, Court Services and Family Services.  Dr. Scott received the Distinguished Service Award from the Allegheny Roundtable in 2002 for his work in the area of children’s mental health.  He is both a Licensed Professional Counselor and Marriage and Family Therapist in Virginia.  He is a Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). He was the chair of the Family Violence Coordinating Council in Roanoke, VA from 1995 – 1996.  Dr. Scott has regularly presented at international (Poland, Finland, Netherlands, Canada, Portugal), national, state and local conferences and workshops and has routinely consulted with organizations in the Roanoke and New River Valley areas.  Dr. Scott has been involved in the supervision, education, and training of students and professionals for over 20 years.  Prior to joining the Counselor Education department in 2003, he was an adjunct professor since 1993 in the School of Social Work, Counseling Psychology and Counselor Education departments.  Additionally, he served for nearly two years as the Director of the Center for Counseling and Student Development at Radford University.  Dr. Scott’s teaching and research interests include: narrative, collaborative and systemic counseling approaches; use of technology in counseling and supervision; trauma counseling; community mental health; and practicum and internship supervision.  He is the father of three children.  He can be reached at