Scott Zien-Edgar


Scott (he/him) joined Anam Cara Therapies with over a dozen years of direct experience working in the Minneapolis/St.Paul metro area with persons who experience severe and persistent mental illness. Scott has experience in Independent Living Skills, Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services, Individual Counseling, Group Therapy, Psychoeducation and Task Supervision.

Scott received a B.A in Psychology from Hamline University, a M.A in Counseling and Psychological Services from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota and is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. Scott practices from a Strength-Based Positive Psychological and Humanistic model of counseling. Scott’s interests in counseling include: Anxiety Disorders, Severe and Persistent Mental Illness, phase of life
changes and spiritual exploration.

Scott’s spiritual and cultural identification falls within the Jewish traditions and spiritual practices. The Jewish practice of Tikkun Olam (repairing the world) is reflected in Scott’s commitment to social justice.

In his personal life, Scott enjoys spending time with his partner and his 5-year old daughter. Scott enjoys practicing his Judaism and creating music.