Scott W. Menasco is a counselor, and a doctoral student. He holds a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology, and is currently working on his doctoral dissertation. Scott currently works with children and families as a psychotherapist in the San Francisco Bay Area. In the past he has worked with folks exiting incarceration, adults, and couples. His doctoral research focuses on non-duality and psychology. Scott has a wide variety of academic and personal interests including: Buddhist studies, transpersonal psychology, socially-engaged Buddhism, non-duality, American cultural studies, addiction/recovery and the psychology of religion. As a counselor he trained with a former affiliate of the John Bradshaw center, and has also received extensive training as a non-dual counselor. Scott is most interested in creating cultures where wisdom and compassion are viewed as the highest expressions of humanity.