Scott is a licensed clinical social worker who has been working in the field since 2011. Prior to joining the Windhorse team, Scott provided therapeutic services for some of Oregon’s most vulnerable populations- most recently as child and family therapist supporting youth in Oregon’s foster care system, specializing in trauma informed care and attachment. Scott brings a passion for social justice, equity and compassionate approaches to healing. He also brings over twenty years of experience in mindfulness and meditation. Prior to becoming a social worker, Scott lived at a monastery for seven years as an ordained Buddhist priest in the Zen tradition. Outside of work, Scott enjoys spending time with his family, making art and being active. He loves playing rugby, basketball and spending time on the many hiking trails in and around Portland.