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Scott Bea, PsyD


Scott Bea, PsyD
Department: Psychiatry and Psychology
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code P57
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
Type of Doctor:
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

Scott Bea, Psy.D. is a practitioner of cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy and concentrates his clinical practice on anxiety and mood disorders. Dr. Bea is a psychotherapy trainer and supervisor in the Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program at Cleveland Clinic. Additionally, Dr. Bea is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.

Dr. Bea received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Florida Tech in 1986. He graduated following his internship at the Cleveland VA Medical Center. He has authored a variety of professional articles about anxiety conditions, psychotherapy, tinnitus, and training primary care physicians to make appropriate psychotherapy referrals.

Dr. Bea enjoys speaking to a wide variety of audiences. In particular, he enjoys helping others develop attitudinal strategies designed to reduce worry, limit frustration and promote a sense of contentment. Finally, Dr. Bea frequently consults with the news media in order to convey psychological concepts to the general public.

Education & Fellowships

Internship - VA Medical Center-Wade Park
Clinical Psychology
Cleveland, OH USA
Doctorate - Florida Institute of Technology
Melbourne, FL USA
Undergraduate - Cleveland State University
Cleveland, OH USA

Specialty Interests

cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy, generalized anxiety, media psychology, motivational speaking, Panic Disorder, psychology of performance, social anxiety disorder, treatment of anxiety disorders including obsessive-compulsive disorder

Awards & Honors

  • Teacher of the Year, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, 2005-2006
  • Alumnus of the Year, Florida Tech School of Psychology, 2009


  • American Psychological Association
  • The Foundation Fighting Blindness
  • The Cleveland Sight Center

Treatment & Services

  • Cognitive-behavioral Treatment
  • Couples Therapy
  • General Psychotherapy
  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Media Psychology
  • Outpatient Psychotherapy
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

Languages Spoken

  • English