Scott Schinaman, Psy.D.

  • Adolescent Outpatient Program Clinician
  • Walden Behavioral Care
  • Waltham, Mass.   
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Contact me for: Walden Behavioral Care, LLC of Waltham, Mass., a private psychiatric hospital, treats eating disorders and psychiatric disorders. It is the only facility in New England that provides inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient care for patients with eating disorders. It is also the only facility in New England that provides dedicated inpatient care for mood disorders. By treating mental and physical conditions concurrently, Walden helps achieve lasting results for those who seek a meaningful recovery. Walden has satellite locations in Braintree, Worcester and Northampton, Mass. and South Windsor, Conn.

Scott is responsible for the Adolescent Intensive Outpatient (IOP) Programs at Walden Behavioral Care, including medical monitoring of clients, implementation of family-based treatment for eating disorders and providing training and supervision to all staff using tenants of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and structural family therapy. Formerly he was the Director of Growing Roots, an interdisciplinary adolescent and adult practice in central New Hampshire and also served as an adjunct faculty member at Plymouth State University. In addition, Dr. Schinaman has received advanced training in clinical psychology, integrated health care and adolescent eating disorders. He earned his master’s degree and Psy.D. in marriage and family therapy from the University of San Francisco and the California School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Schinaman completed his pre and postdoctoral training in integrated behavioral health care through the U.S. Air Force.

Expert Articles by Scott Schinaman, Psy.D.

Kids with Eating Disorders

Advice for parents to help their child who binge eats
Failure to address binge eating can lead to binge-eating disorder, a life-threatening illness. Taking action by seeking professional help and talking to your child can lead to a full recovery, so if y...
What parents should do if they think their child has anorexia
Anorexia has the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric disorder and should be taken seriously. If you suspect that your child has anorexia or is developing unhealthy eating habits, talk to your ch...
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