About Me

Thank you for checking out my profile. My name is Scott Shepherd, MS, LPCS, MAC. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Alaska, and I also have a LPC-Supervisor certification as well as a Master Addiction Counselor Certification. I have worked in the mental health and substance abuse field for over 29 years, and my expertise is related to working with individuals that experience hardships such as substance abuse, depression, anxiety, and PTSD, as well as issues with stress and anger management, change, and other issues that influence you to make rash, brash, or possibly impulsive or compulsive decisions without thinking the process through. I specialize in working with all ages with substance use/abuse as well as co-occurring disorders. I possess a strong faith-based belief that I implement into my life on a daily basis and utilize to assist me to provide assistance and guidance, based on spiritual principles, to those client's seeking this type of support and encouragement in their walk through life and to live a spirit led lifestyle.
My therapeutic technique centers around the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy approach, focusing on assisting you gain awareness into the situation that you are struggling with, helping you view it from many other perspectives, and assisting you in processing which intervention that you choose is the best for you. I an there to assist and support you throughout this journey and to be your biggest supporter. I also incorporate Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) as well as Motivational Interviewing to assist you in your journey to self-empowerment. This process can be scary which is why you need to know I will be there with you every step of the way.
My goal is to assist people in working towards fulfilling their goals of living to their fullest potential, healing form the various wounds they have collected from childhood trauma to grief and loss, and regaining a new perspective on life.

Anger/Stress Management

Also experienced in:
Grief , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , ADHD , Abandonment , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused CBT

Years of Experience: 29

LPC #LPC114237 (Expires: 2023-10-31)


  • Addictions
  • Anger management
  • Coping with life changes
Also experienced in:
Stress, Anxiety , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Depression , ADHD , Codependency , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 29

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


LPC #114237 (Expires: 2023-10-31)

LPC #LPC-20669 (Expires: 2024-01-31)


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Scott Shepherd. We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with Faithful Counseling might be different.

Written by J.O. on May 11, 2022 after therapy with Scott for 3 months

This is my first experience ever with a therapist and Scott has been very understanding and helpful with working through things. I strongly recommend him to anyone else seeking therapy.

Written by K.A. on Jan 30, 2022 after therapy with Scott for 2 weeks

Scott has been awesome and we really appreciate him! Great coach, insight, wisdom. Kind man. Thank you, Scott!

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