SCOTT M. WEINSTEIN, Ph. D.
Dr. Scott Weinstein has been the Clinical Director of FLA since 2004. He brings over twenty years of experience to FLA. Dr. Weinstein received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Miami, a M.S. in Counseling Psychology from North Texas State University and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Florida.
Dr. Weinstein provides psychological oversight, state-wide mental health coordination, and clinical services to FLA clients. He has a strong background in clinical psychology and addiction treatment. He has made several presentations and written articles about the psychological challenges facing the legal profession.
Dr. Weinstein was appointed to The Florida Bar task force on mental health, supporting its efforts to increase awareness of wellness and
psychological hygiene for lawyers. He is a member of the Communications Committee of the national Commission on Lawyers Assistance Program’s (CoLap) Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being. The Task Force’s Communication Committee is charged with developing and implementing a national media campaign to reduce stigma, developing and implementing a strategy to reach the younger generation of lawyers, addressing inclusion, diversity, and its implicit bias, and developing recommendations for model rules on lawyer well-being.
Dr. Weinstein enjoys plant-based cooking and spending time with his family, and if the Doc is around you can bet his beloved dog Maia is somewhere close by.