R. Scott Gornto

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

R. Scott Gornto’s perspective on psychotherapy takes into account the bio-psycho-social-spiritual issues that form a holistic and complete view of the person. His developmental approach to relationships, called the Auxano Approach©, highlights how marriage and relationship(s) invite us to grow ourselves up emotionally. Additionally, his Truth About Marriage© Workshops assists couples in cultivating friendship, deepening intimacy, and improving partnership and his RQ Relational Intelligence program provides the necessary perspective C-level executives need to take their leadership skills to the next level through Relational and Emotional Intelligence. Scott is also author of The Stories We Tell Ourselves™ (released October 2014) and is a regular columnist for the Huffington Post and Psychology Today. CREDENTIALS AND TRAINING: *Licensed by the State of Texas as a Marriage and Family Therapist *Founder and owner in private practice at Auxano Counseling™ *Creator of the Auxano Approach© to relationships. *Graduate of Baylor University and Fuller Theological Seminary *Currently working on his PHD in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) at Texas Wesleyan University (TWU). *Graduate of the Clinical Residency Program in Pastoral Counseling and Psychotherapy from the Pastoral Counseling and Education Center (PCEC) in Dallas. *Extensive training with Rick Carson, noted expert in Existential/Gestalt Therapy. *Certified Sex Therapist with the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT). Professional affiliations include: *Clinical Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) *Board Certified Supervisor by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapist (TMFT) *Former President of the Dallas Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (DAMFT). *Serves on the Advisory Board for the SMU Program of Counseling.