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Department Center for Adult Behavioral Health
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cognitive-behavioral Treatment
  • Couples Therapy
  • General Psychotherapy
  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Media Psychology
  • Outpatient Psychotherapy
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy
View all 8 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Stress and Physical Health
View all 6 Specialties +


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About Scott Bea, PsyD

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 & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Medical Education - Florida Institute of Technology
Melbourne, FL USA

Internship - VA Medical Center-Wade Park
Clinical Psychology
Cleveland, OH USA

Undergraduate - Cleveland State University
Cleveland, OH USA

Specialty Interests

Cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy, treatment of anxiety disorders including obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and social anxiety disorder. Mood disorders, psychology of performance media psychology, and motivational speaking

Awards & Honors

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

68 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

14 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2021

Dr. Bea is a very caring Doctor. He is very understanding and is helping me so much with my problems. I appreciate him so much!

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

Dr. Bea is fantastic -- a very caring, patient, supportive therapist.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2021

Dr. Bea provides a very safe, comfortable environment and I feel at ease in discussing my innermost thoughts and fears with him. He is non-judgmental and allows me to direct the session to best address my needs at the time. I feel that he truly cares for me as a person and I trust in his professional guidance to help me become emotional stronger so I can feel secure in facing my fears.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2021

Dr. Bea is an excellent provider and therefore, very popular and sometimes the wait to get an appointment is longer than I would like.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2021

Dr. Bea is helpful, compassionate, and takes the time to listen.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2021

Dr..Bea is an excellent doctor. listens very well and always make good suggestions.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2021

Dr. Bea is extremely knowledgeable, attentive, & caring. He puts his patient at ease with his cordial manner and sincerity.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

Dr. Bea has been a godsend. I've never trusted talking to someone like I do talking to him!

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2021

extremely helpful staff in getting my appointments scheduled. Dr. Scott listened - understood - was honest & I am really looking forward to my following appointments and him helping me

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2021

dr bea is grrrreat!

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2021

Dr. Bea is outstanding! I am so lucky to be his patient. He truly epitomizes compassion, understanding and the caregiver / patients first spirit of CCF.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2020

Dr Bea is always very professional, and takes the time to listen.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

Dr Scott Bea is very easy to talk to and his feedback is extremely encouraging and helpful. I always feel a sense of calm and relief after a session with Dr Bea. I am gaining mental strength to overcome some of my anxiety due to his professional guidance.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020

Dr. Bea is a great listener, and I always feel like he understands and respects me.

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