Elizabeth Scott, MS

Elizabeth Scott, PhD

Wellness Coach, Author, Health Educator


Stress Management, Psychology, Family Counseling


San Diego State University


You can transform your outlook and your life by making small changes that lead to big results. The key is knowing what changes bring the most benefit and then taking that step to action. I’m here to help you discover what actionable steps can lead to a happier, healthier life.

— Elizabeth Scott, PhD


Elizabeth Scott, PhD, has over two decades of experience educating and working with others on issues related to stress, emotional wellbeing, health, relationships, and overall life satisfaction. She is the author of “8 Keys to Stress Management” and has published thousands of articles on stress and its effects, as well as relationship issues, happiness, gratitude, personality, and much more.

She has contributed to widely-read newsletters for outlets including Verywell Mind, Healthy Monday, and the National Institute for Stress; has led workshops for people of all ages; and has worked one-on-one with clients to help people live happier, more fulfilling lives.

She has been interviewed on national radio and podcasts, and her work has been referenced in numerous media outlets including CNN, Good Housekeeping, Glamour, PsychCentral, Business Insider, Women’s Day, Ebony, Inc., and more. Her consulting and coaching work involve teaching stress management, personal fulfillment, lifestyle balance, goal setting, health maintenance, and other life-enhancing habits.


Elizabeth has a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from San Diego State University and went on to receive a Master of Science in counseling from the same institution, specializing in marriage and family therapy and focusing on parenting issues, family relationships, addiction, and college student stress. She received her doctorate in psychology from Northcentral University with a primary research focus on positive psychology, stress reduction techniques, personality traits, and their effects on physical and emotional wellbeing.

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