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Scott Smith MSW, LSW, QMHP

Master of Social Work & Licensed Social Worker & Mental Health Therapist located in  Crystal Lake, IL  

Scott Smith

Scott is a Licensed Social Worker and Mental Health Therapist. Deciding to pursue a career as a mental health professional was the first step in an effort to effectively satiate his innate passion for helping others, meeting the unique needs of young people, and positively impacting lives. Scott has found his calling along with a rewarding and transformative work experience.

After having achieved his Master of Social Work degree from George Williams College of Aurora University in 2021, obtaining the Qualified Mental Health Professional credential, and procuring his Licensed Social Worker licensure, Scott is working as a therapist for children, adolescents, and young adults. He is eager to utilize his knowledge, education, and skills to advocate for social justice, influence meaningful change, and help those in need live their best lives.

During his free time, Scott loves spending quality time and going on adventures with his wife and their black lab Geddi, visiting family and friends, learning about anything and everything, enjoying the outdoors, doing yard work/gardening, and trying new restaurants, while patiently waiting for Halloween (his favorite holiday).


  • Diagnoses/Presenting problems: Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Anger, Self-Confidence, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity, Behavioral, Cognitive Distortions/Intrusive Thoughts, Phobia, Social Skills
  • Interventions: Client-Centered Talk Therapy, Supportive Questioning, Active Listening, Motivational, Strengths-Based, Play, Creative Self-Expression, Child/Teen-Parent Interaction, Solution-Focused, Exposure/Desensitization, Mindfulness, Integration