Summary

Between July, 1994 until July 18, 2012, J. Scott Creighton, provided a wide variety of services in his private practice as a clinical psychologist. Drawing from his extensive experience in hospital and outpatient practice environments, he worked with children, adolescents, young adults, adults and families. In addition to providing family and individual therapy, Dr. Creighton offered neuro-psychological and psychological testing throughout his career.  On July 18, 2012, he closed his psychology practice and surrendered his license to practice psychology/psychotherapy.  He moved into Youth Mentoring/Motivational Coaching.  He has worked toward writing a book outlining more unique, nontraditional methods for helping/reaching young people who do not have psychological/emotional difficulties.J. Scott Creighton previously fulfilled clinical and hospital service responsibilities at McLean Hospital in Belmont as well as at the Department of Harvard Medical School in Cambridge. He provided counseling services to young people in outpatient and inpatient programs. During that period, Dr. Creighton also served as a Staff Psychologist at Fuller Memorial Hospital in South Attleboro. In this position, he led group psychotherapy sessions and provided psychological assessments in an inpatient setting. He also treated patients at the hospital’s outpatient clinic. Critical reviews and analyses of several marriage and family test surveys were written by Dr. Creighton and have published in Test Critiques (Vol. VIII). He provided a critique of “Marriage and Family Attitude Survey” and “The Marital Attitudes Evaluation,” which appeared in the journal released by PRO-ED Inc., a leading publisher of professional journals and books about speech, special education, and psychology. J. Scott Creighton received a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He also completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School. He taught Introduction to Psychological Assessment, a graduate course at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology; Introduction to General Psychology at Fisher Junior College; and Introduction to Child Psychology at Quincy Junior College. 

Work History

Work History

Aug 2012 - Present

Mentor/Motivational Coach for Youth

J. Scott Creighton

Working with youth who do not present with psychological/emotional/medical problems, but want to make use of an another adult relationship to help them improve their skills in a specific area, designated by them or their parent.  This is a non-psychological service and does not make use of assessment, diagnosis or treatment.  Psychology license surrendered in July, 2012.

Education

Education
1988 - 1990

Doctorate

Nova Southeastern University
1982 - 1988

Master of Science

Nova Southeastern University
1978 - 1982

Bachelor of Science

Nova Southeastern University