Malia Scott, Professional Counselor (Pre-Licensed)

Malia Scott, LPC-Associate

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You want to work on communication skills & enhancing sex/intimacy either for yourself or in your relationship. You feel like you’re stuck in a hamster wheel in your relationship and need to re-vitalize it. This is the “last straw” before giving up on your relationship. You’re healing from relational trauma due to betrayal, divorce, or narcissistic abuse. You’re contemplating marriage and need evidence-based pre-marital and relationship education/assessment. You’re wanting to address sexual shame. Or, you’re facing a big life transition and/or are working on self discovery/growth/individuation. You're ready to heal, grow and thrive!
My passion & specialty is helping people in relationship w/ themself and others. Healthy relationships are the bedrock for having a healthy, fulfilling, harmonious long life. I am trained in somatic therapy, trauma therapy, sex & relationship therapy, neuroscience, interpersonal neurobiology, attachment theory & Prepare/Enrich premarital/marital assessment.

Malia Scott has a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lubbock Christian University and is in the process of completing her Sex Therapy certification through Sexual Health Alliance, working toward AAESECT certification. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate supervised by Dr. Nicole Black, PhD, LPC-S, LCDC, RPT and is working toward independent licensure.

Malia has clinical experience working for the YWCA Austin Counseling and Referral Center serving offering trauma-informed and multicultural services for individuals and couples, ReSpark & Associates, a group practice that specializes in couples and sex therapy, and ReSpark Foundation offering discounted trauma therapy services to victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse.

Malia has experience working with anxiety, depression, Bi-polar disorder, relational trauma, Narcissistic abuse, sexual trauma, sexual shame, desire discrepancy, obsessive compulsive sexual behavior (OCSB)/problematic sexual behavior/sex “addiction, pelvic pain, Peyronie’s disease, painful intercourse, low and high libido issues, low/no sex relationships, consent issues, religion & sexuality issues, porn issues, orgasm difficulties, erectile difficulties, premature and delayed ejaculation, arousal guilt/anxiety arousal, LGBTQIA+ issues, erotic exploration w/in relationships, BDSM, Kink, monogamy issues, infidelity recover and consensual non-monogamous relationships (open & polyamorous relationships). Malia also has experience working with creatives, HSPs (highly sensitive people) and high profile clients (attorneys, doctors and C-level executives).

She is a certified Prepare/Enrich facilitator and has experience working with individuals and couples that are contemplating marriage through premarital education & counseling and is registered w/ the Twogether in Texas program. Malia also sees individuals and couples navigating the divorce process (both during and after).

She is trained in somatic therapy, trauma therapy, sex & relationship therapy, neuroscience, interpersonal neurobiology, attachment theory, Prepare/Enrich premarital and marriage assessments, narcissistic abuse recovery, developmental leadership, yoga, meditation, tantra, hypnosis and past-life regression hypnosis.

Malia’s passion & specialty is helping people in relationship w/ self and others. Healthy relationships are the bedrock for having a healthy, fulfilling, harmonious long life. Her multi-faceted approach to individuals and couple’s therapy is compassionate, non-judgmental, all-inclusive, integrative and holistic.

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Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • ADHD
  • Anger Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Body Image
  • Bullying
  • Career
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Gaming
  • Grief & Loss
  • Highly Sensitive Persons (HSPs)
  • Internet/Social Media Addiction
  • Men's Issues
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Narcissism
  • Narcissistic Abuse Recovery
  • Parenting & Parent-Child Relationships
  • Pet Loss
  • Phobias & Fears
  • Pre-Marital & Marital Issues
  • Relationships
  • School Performance
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sex And/Or Pornography Addiction
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spirituality
  • Trauma & Ptsd
  • Women's Issues

Therapy Types

  • Acceptance And Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Mindfulness
  • Pact - Couples Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Somatic Therapy
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy

Community Specialties

  • Trauma Survivors

Fees & Insurance

Cost per Session
$115.00 - $150.00
Sliding Scale
No
Pay By
Cash, Health Savings Account (HSA), Paypal, Venmo, Credit Card, American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Licenses & Certifications

Years in Practice
3
License(s)
License #
state
Professional Counselor (Pre-Licensed)
Texas
Professional Association(s)
Membership Type
Sexual Health Alliance
Graduate School(s)
Degree
Year Graduated
Lubbock Christian University
MS, Mental Health Counseling
2001