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Scott Irwin PhD, CTTS,

Scott Irwin PhD, CTTS, 
  • Functional Medicine

  • Complementary & Alternative Medicine

  • Transpersonal Psychology

  • Grof Holotropic Breathwork™

  • Functional Blood Chemistry Analysis

  • Naturopathic & Sacred Medicine

  • Therapeutic Laser for Pain Reduction

  • Nicotine Dependence & Treatment

 
Dr Scott is a Public Health Professional that has worked with more than 10,000 patients over the past two decades.  He is devoted to helping his patients achieve optimal health through personal transformation.   Dr. Scott is a practitioner of Functional Medicine, Complementary & Alternative Medicine and Transpersonal Psychology – all philosophical approaches that are designed to help treat the whole person, not just the disease.

 

  • Transpersonal Psychology is a humanistic approach to therapy that was developed by American psychologist, Abraham Maslow and Czech psychiatrist Stanislav Grof in the 1960s.  Ultimately, in Transpersonal Psychology healing and growth is approached through recognition of the centrality of self.

“I have been powerfully influenced by the great insights and in-person training from Stanislav Grof, the founder of Holiotropic Breathwork™.  Grof and his colleagues, Abraham Maslow, Aldous Huxley and Ram Dass,  pioneered ground-breaking research into the use of non-ordinary states of consciousness for purposes of exploring, healing, and obtaining growth and insights into the human psyche.”  – Dr Scott

Dr. Scott’s work incorporates Transpersonal Psychology with other alternative healing modalities including Holiotropic Breathwork™ and the use of sacred Amazonian plant medicines such as Ayahuasca – an entheogenic brew made out of Banisteriopsis caapi vine and other ingredients. The brew is used as a traditional spiritual medicine in ceremonies among the Indigenous peoples of the Amazon basin and is currently gaining popularity in the United States.

Dr Scott received his training in extracting functional and nutritional information from his patients’ blood tests from Naturopathic Physician, Dr. Dicken Weatherby, a world leading expert in Functional Blood Chemistry Analysis and  author of the  bestselling book “Blood Chemistry and CBC Analysis – Clinical Laboratory Testing from a Functional Perspective“ –  a seminal text for medical students on the functional analysis of blood test results.

Since 2007, Dr. Scott has been developing acclaimed tobacco cessation programs for the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami in world-renown hospitals, federal community health centers, state correctional institutions, homeless shelters, substance abuse treatment centers, mental health facilities, local churches, community centers and corporate work-sites throughout Southern Florida.  Dr. Scott is currently affiliated with Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Area Health Education Center (AHEC).

He received his education in the treatment of tobacco use and addiction from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School – now Rutgers and Florida State University College of Medicine.  

His work has help thousands of smokers over the years, learn incredibly effective, proven strategies to quit using evidence-based, FDA approved treatments combined with integrative medical principles. His smoking cessation program quit rates have been rated among the highest in the nation (Seven-day Point Prevalence Abstinence rate of 56.3%) by Professional Data Analysts, Inc., an independent evaluation and statistical consulting firm specializing in the fields of public health and the behavioral and medical sciences.

Dr. Scott is the former Program Director for the University of Miami/Keys AHEC Tobacco Cessation Program in Key West, Florida and the National Award winning BeSmokeFree Program in Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Services (a Division of Family Medicine) at the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami.
He presently serves on the Board of Directors for the Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence (ATTUD) – an international organization that developed the gold standard for tobacco treatment specialist training programs worldwide and a national accreditation process with the ultimate goal providing access to a unified training process using evidence-based competencies.  Dr Scott is also a member of NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals.

Dr Scott presently serves on the Board of Directors for Soul Quest Ayahuasca Church of Mother Earth, a spiritual learning and healing center focused on providing the community with service, education, spiritual fellowship, healing practices and guidance.  Previously, he served as the President of the Board of Trustees and Chaplin at Unity Church of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Dr. Scott worked as a Functional Medicine Practitioner at the Medical Wellness Center (in the Division of Complementary & Integrative Medicine) at Miller School of Medicine University of Miami – focusing on complementary and integrative medical treatments which included:
  • Individual, Couples, Family and Group Counseling
  • Class III Cold Laser (Omega XP) Acupuncture Point Stimulation
  • Biomeridian testing (Electro-Dermal Testing) measuring the electrical resistance in acupuncture points.
  • Class IV Lasers (K-Lasers) for pain management and accelerated healing
  • Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES) for the treatment of stress, depression, anxiety and insomnia
  • Far Infrared Therapy for reduction of inflammation and detoxification
  • Brainwave Therapy to balance right and left hemispheres to achieve remarkable mental states
  • Ion Cleanse detox footbath for Internal cleansing with full-body purge
  • Liver, kidney, and parasite cleansing
  • Nutraceutical Protocols and nutritional support products

Dr. Scott is a Certified Quantum Reflex Analysis™ (QRA) Practitioner – QRA™is an elegant method of integrating clinical nutrition and the bio-energetic analysis of traditional acupuncture organ/gland control points to pinpoint the specific needs of each individual.

In addition to being an educator, seminar leader and guest speaker in the field of Tobacco Addiction and Treatment, Dr. Scott also provides health care professionals CE/CME training programs on best evidence-based practices – such as what combinations of counseling and medications are most effective -culled from the U.S. Public Health Service Clinical Practice Guideline: Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence (2008).

Original Research – Publications:
Journal of the American Nutraceutical Association (JANA Vol.13, No.1, 2010)  –
The Effect of a Plant-Based Supplement on Hypertension and Other Indicators of Cardiovascular Disease
-Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Department of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL

Degrees Held:
Doctor of Science Ph.D – Transpersonal Psychology & Complementary and Alternative Medical Therapies

Doctorate Degree – RoHun™ Psychotherapy

Master of Science M.S. in Psychology

Bachelor of Science B.S. in Psychology

Certifications Held:
Grof Transpersonal Training:  Holotropic Breathwork™ Spiritual Emergency
Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist – CTTS
Certified Class III & IV Therapeutic Laser Technician
Certified Quantum Reflex Analysis™ Practitioner
Certified Reiki Master Teacher
Certification in Advanced Channeling
Certification as a Color & Sound Healing Practitioner
Certification as a Spiritual Healer
Certification as a Metaphysician Practitioner
Certification as a Master Metaphysician

Certification as a Doctor of Metaphysics & Healing
Certification in Sacred Healing
Certification as an Akasha Sensitive
Certification as an Inner Child Therapist
Certification as a Yhandi Facilitator specializing in Inner Child/Adult Integration
Certification as a Yhandi Practitioner
Certification in Male/Female Relationship Dynamics
Certification as a Kundalini Energization™ Healer
Certification in Advanced Kundalini Energization
Certification as a Reflective Etheric Healer
Certification as a Holistic Practitioner
Certification as Healing Works International Practitioner
Certification – Inner Sanctuary Instructor
Ministerial Ordination in the Non-denominational Christian Church in 2007.

Events with Scott Irwin PhD, CTTS,

Learn about the healing power of Ayahuasca At Soul Quest /Open House Q&A Jan. 17
January 17, 2019

If you want to learn more about the sacred medicinal brew, ayahuasca, you’ve come to the right place. You may be motivated for any number of personal reasons, but you’re having a difficult time gaining clarity about ayahuasca among all the hype. At Soul Quest you’ll find the most informative and trustworthy information about ayahuasca. Whether you are new to ayahuasca, or whether you are well-versed in knowledge and wisdom about the brew, our articles and online courses will take you to the next level. After Learning about ayahuasca and Soul Quest Ayahuasca Church of Mothe Earth mission you can jion us in…

3 day 2 Night Ayahuasca Ceremony Jan 18-20
January 18, 2019

  We do not charge for the medicine, but for the work of accompaniment and supervision, for meals and accommodation, and for the translation of the facilitators from the country in which you are staying All participants will be required to sign up as a member of Soul Quest Church of Mother Earth Inc. Membership form and Waiver before attending… No exceptions. Ayahuasca Ceremony: The donation for our retreats will be $600 for a 3 day 2-night weekend retreat. This includes 3 Ayahuasca ceremonies ” two night and one Saturday daytime ceremonyBreakfast, lunch, Yoga, Breathwork, Rapé and Integration.  Once you have booked your retreat please…

Magical 6 Day Ayahuasca ceremony for new year Jan 23-28
January 23, 2019

    Magical 6 Day Ayahuasca Ceremony for the new year  Join us on this extraordinary spiritual journey INCLUDES: – Authentic Ayahuasca Shaman  Tatia Pedro Divila – 100 % Only Yellow  Ayahuasca + Chakruna – 4 Ayahuasca ceremonies – 5 Shamanic breathwork ceremonies – 6 Yoga classes – 1 Kambo Ceremony   Also including Integration each morning Drumming 101 workshop Drumming circles each day Personalized healings by our Shaman Build your own drum workshop Once you have booked your retreat please call for your  Medical evaluation  With this Ayahuasca retreat, celebrate your life and make a transformational transition from 2018 to…

3 day 2 Night Ayahuasca Ceremony Feb. 1-3
February 1, 2019

  We do not charge for the medicine, but for the work of accompaniment and supervision, for meals and accommodation, and for the translation of the facilitators from the country in which you are staying All participants will be required to sign up as a member of Soul Quest Church of Mother Earth Inc. Membership form and Waiver before attending… No exceptions. Ayahuasca Ceremony: The donation for our retreats will be $600 for a 3 day 2-night weekend retreat. This includes 3 Ayahuasca ceremonies ” two night and one Saturday daytime ceremonyBreakfast, lunch, Yoga, Breathwork, Rapé and Integration.  Once you have booked your retreat please…

Learn about the healing power of Ayahuasca At Soul Quest /Open House Q&A
February 14, 2019

If you want to learn more about the sacred medicinal brew, ayahuasca, you’ve come to the right place. You may be motivated for any number of personal reasons, but you’re having a difficult time gaining clarity about ayahuasca among all the hype. At Soul Quest you’ll find the most informative and trustworthy information about ayahuasca. Whether you are new to ayahuasca, or whether you are well-versed in knowledge and wisdom about the brew, our articles and online courses will take you to the next level. After Learning about ayahuasca and Soul Quest Ayahuasca Church of Mothe Earth mission you can jion us in…

3 day 2 Night Ayahuasca Ceremony Feb. 15-17
February 15, 2019

  We do not charge for the medicine, but for the work of accompaniment and supervision, for meals and accommodation, and for the translation of the facilitators from the country in which you are staying All participants will be required to sign up as a member of Soul Quest Church of Mother Earth Inc. Membership form and Waiver before attending… No exceptions. Ayahuasca Ceremony: The donation for our retreats will be $600 for a 3 day 2-night weekend retreat. This includes 3 Ayahuasca ceremonies ” two night and one Saturday daytime ceremonyBreakfast, lunch, Yoga, Breathwork, Rapé and Integration.  Once you have booked your retreat please…

3 day 2 Night Ayahuasca Ceremony Feb. 22-24
February 22, 2019

  We do not charge for the medicine, but for the work of accompaniment and supervision, for meals and accommodation, and for the translation of the facilitators from the country in which you are staying All participants will be required to sign up as a member of Soul Quest Church of Mother Earth Inc. Membership form and Waiver before attending… No exceptions. Ayahuasca Ceremony: The donation for our retreats will be $600 for a 3 day 2-night weekend retreat. This includes 3 Ayahuasca ceremonies ” two night and one Saturday daytime ceremonyBreakfast, lunch, Yoga, Breathwork, Rapé and Integration.  Once you have booked your retreat please…

3 day 2 Night Ayahuasca Ceremony Mar. 1-3
March 1, 2019

  We do not charge for the medicine, but for the work of accompaniment and supervision, for meals and accommodation, and for the translation of the facilitators from the country in which you are staying All participants will be required to sign up as a member of Soul Quest Church of Mother Earth Inc. Membership form and Waiver before attending… No exceptions. Ayahuasca Ceremony: The donation for our retreats will be $600 for a 3 day 2-night weekend retreat. This includes 3 Ayahuasca ceremonies ” two night and one Saturday daytime ceremonyBreakfast, lunch, Yoga, Breathwork, Rapé and Integration.  Once you have booked your retreat please…

Learn about the healing power of Ayahuasca/Open House Q&A
March 14, 2019

If you want to learn more about the sacred medicinal brew, ayahuasca, you’ve come to the right place. You may be motivated for any number of personal reasons, but you’re having a difficult time gaining clarity about ayahuasca among all the hype. At Soul Quest you’ll find the most informative and trustworthy information about ayahuasca. Whether you are new to ayahuasca, or whether you are well-versed in knowledge and wisdom about the brew, our articles and online courses will take you to the next level. After Learning about ayahuasca and Soul Quest Ayahuasca Church of Mothe Earth mission you can jion us in…

3 day 2 Night Ayahuasca Ceremony Mar.15-17
March 15, 2019

  We do not charge for the medicine, but for the work of accompaniment and supervision, for meals and accommodation, and for the translation of the facilitators from the country in which you are staying All participants will be required to sign up as a member of Soul Quest Church of Mother Earth Inc. Membership form and Waiver before attending… No exceptions. Ayahuasca Ceremony: The donation for our retreats will be $600 for a 3 day 2-night weekend retreat. This includes 3 Ayahuasca ceremonies ” two night and one Saturday daytime ceremonyBreakfast, lunch, Yoga, Breathwork, Rapé and Integration.  Once you have booked your retreat please…

3 day 2 Night Ayahuasca Ceremony Mar. 22-24
March 22, 2019

  We do not charge for the medicine, but for the work of accompaniment and supervision, for meals and accommodation, and for the translation of the facilitators from the country in which you are staying All participants will be required to sign up as a member of Soul Quest Church of Mother Earth Inc. Membership form and Waiver before attending… No exceptions. Ayahuasca Ceremony: The donation for our retreats will be $600 for a 3 day 2-night weekend retreat. This includes 3 Ayahuasca ceremonies ” two night and one Saturday daytime ceremonyBreakfast, lunch, Yoga, Breathwork, Rapé and Integration.  Once you have booked your retreat please…

3 day 2 Night Ayahuasca Ceremony Apr. 5-7
April 5, 2019

  We do not charge for the medicine, but for the work of accompaniment and supervision, for meals and accommodation, and for the translation of the facilitators from the country in which you are staying All participants will be required to sign up as a member of Soul Quest Church of Mother Earth Inc. Membership form and Waiver before attending… No exceptions. Ayahuasca Ceremony: The donation for our retreats will be $600 for a 3 day 2-night weekend retreat. This includes 3 Ayahuasca ceremonies ” two night and one Saturday daytime ceremonyBreakfast, lunch, Yoga, Breathwork, Rapé and Integration.  Once you have booked your retreat please…

Learn about the healing power of Ayahuasca/Open House Q&A
April 11, 2019

If you want to learn more about the sacred medicinal brew, ayahuasca, you’ve come to the right place. You may be motivated for any number of personal reasons, but you’re having a difficult time gaining clarity about ayahuasca among all the hype. At Soul Quest you’ll find the most informative and trustworthy information about ayahuasca. Whether you are new to ayahuasca, or whether you are well-versed in knowledge and wisdom about the brew, our articles and online courses will take you to the next level. After Learning about ayahuasca and Soul Quest Ayahuasca Church of Mothe Earth mission you can jion us in…

3 day 2 Night Ayahuasca Ceremony Apr. 12-14
April 12, 2019

  We do not charge for the medicine, but for the work of accompaniment and supervision, for meals and accommodation, and for the translation of the facilitators from the country in which you are staying All participants will be required to sign up as a member of Soul Quest Church of Mother Earth Inc. Membership form and Waiver before attending… No exceptions. Ayahuasca Ceremony: The donation for our retreats will be $600 for a 3 day 2-night weekend retreat. This includes 3 Ayahuasca ceremonies ” two night and one Saturday daytime ceremonyBreakfast, lunch, Yoga, Breathwork, Rapé and Integration.  Once you have booked your retreat please…

3 day 2 Night Ayahuasca Ceremony Apr. 26-28
April 26, 2019

  We do not charge for the medicine, but for the work of accompaniment and supervision, for meals and accommodation, and for the translation of the facilitators from the country in which you are staying All participants will be required to sign up as a member of Soul Quest Church of Mother Earth Inc. Membership form and Waiver before attending… No exceptions. Ayahuasca Ceremony: The donation for our retreats will be $600 for a 3 day 2-night weekend retreat. This includes 3 Ayahuasca ceremonies ” two night and one Saturday daytime ceremonyBreakfast, lunch, Yoga, Breathwork, Rapé and Integration.  Once you have booked your retreat please…

3 day 2 Night Ayahuasca Ceremony May. 3-5
May 3, 2019

  We do not charge for the medicine, but for the work of accompaniment and supervision, for meals and accommodation, and for the translation of the facilitators from the country in which you are staying All participants will be required to sign up as a member of Soul Quest Church of Mother Earth Inc. Membership form and Waiver before attending… No exceptions. Ayahuasca Ceremony: The donation for our retreats will be $600 for a 3 day 2-night weekend retreat. This includes 3 Ayahuasca ceremonies ” two night and one Saturday daytime ceremonyBreakfast, lunch, Yoga, Breathwork, Rapé and Integration.  Once you have booked your retreat please…

Learn about the healing power of Ayahuasca/Open House Q&A
May 16, 2019

If you want to learn more about the sacred medicinal brew, ayahuasca, you’ve come to the right place. You may be motivated for any number of personal reasons, but you’re having a difficult time gaining clarity about ayahuasca among all the hype. At Soul Quest you’ll find the most informative and trustworthy information about ayahuasca. Whether you are new to ayahuasca, or whether you are well-versed in knowledge and wisdom about the brew, our articles and online courses will take you to the next level. After Learning about ayahuasca and Soul Quest Ayahuasca Church of Mothe Earth mission you can jion us in…

3 day 2 Night Ayahuasca Ceremony May. 17-19
May 17, 2019

  We do not charge for the medicine, but for the work of accompaniment and supervision, for meals and accommodation, and for the translation of the facilitators from the country in which you are staying All participants will be required to sign up as a member of Soul Quest Church of Mother Earth Inc. Membership form and Waiver before attending… No exceptions. Ayahuasca Ceremony: The donation for our retreats will be $600 for a 3 day 2-night weekend retreat. This includes 3 Ayahuasca ceremonies ” two night and one Saturday daytime ceremonyBreakfast, lunch, Yoga, Breathwork, Rapé and Integration.  Once you have booked your retreat please…

3 day 2 Night Ayahuasca Ceremony May. 31-Jun.2
May 31, 2019

  We do not charge for the medicine, but for the work of accompaniment and supervision, for meals and accommodation, and for the translation of the facilitators from the country in which you are staying All participants will be required to sign up as a member of Soul Quest Church of Mother Earth Inc. Membership form and Waiver before attending… No exceptions. Ayahuasca Ceremony: The donation for our retreats will be $600 for a 3 day 2-night weekend retreat. This includes 3 Ayahuasca ceremonies ” two night and one Saturday daytime ceremonyBreakfast, lunch, Yoga, Breathwork, Rapé and Integration.  Once you have booked your retreat please…

Learn about the healing power of Ayahuasca/Open House Q&A
June 6, 2019

If you want to learn more about the sacred medicinal brew, ayahuasca, you’ve come to the right place. You may be motivated for any number of personal reasons, but you’re having a difficult time gaining clarity about ayahuasca among all the hype. At Soul Quest you’ll find the most informative and trustworthy information about ayahuasca. Whether you are new to ayahuasca, or whether you are well-versed in knowledge and wisdom about the brew, our articles and online courses will take you to the next level. After Learning about ayahuasca and Soul Quest Ayahuasca Church of Mothe Earth mission you can jion us in…

3 day 2 Night Ayahuasca Ceremony Jun. 7-9
June 7, 2019

  We do not charge for the medicine, but for the work of accompaniment and supervision, for meals and accommodation, and for the translation of the facilitators from the country in which you are staying All participants will be required to sign up as a member of Soul Quest Church of Mother Earth Inc. Membership form and Waiver before attending… No exceptions. Ayahuasca Ceremony: The donation for our retreats will be $600 for a 3 day 2-night weekend retreat. This includes 3 Ayahuasca ceremonies ” two night and one Saturday daytime ceremonyBreakfast, lunch, Yoga, Breathwork, Rapé and Integration.  Once you have booked your retreat please…

3 day 2 Night Ayahuasca Ceremony Jun. 21-23
June 21, 2019

  We do not charge for the medicine, but for the work of accompaniment and supervision, for meals and accommodation, and for the translation of the facilitators from the country in which you are staying All participants will be required to sign up as a member of Soul Quest Church of Mother Earth Inc. Membership form and Waiver before attending… No exceptions. Ayahuasca Ceremony: The donation for our retreats will be $600 for a 3 day 2-night weekend retreat. This includes 3 Ayahuasca ceremonies ” two night and one Saturday daytime ceremonyBreakfast, lunch, Yoga, Breathwork, Rapé and Integration.  Once you have booked your retreat please…

3 day 2 Night Ayahuasca Ceremony Jun. 28-30
June 28, 2019

  We do not charge for the medicine, but for the work of accompaniment and supervision, for meals and accommodation, and for the translation of the facilitators from the country in which you are staying All participants will be required to sign up as a member of Soul Quest Church of Mother Earth Inc. Membership form and Waiver before attending… No exceptions. Ayahuasca Ceremony: The donation for our retreats will be $600 for a 3 day 2-night weekend retreat. This includes 3 Ayahuasca ceremonies ” two night and one Saturday daytime ceremonyBreakfast, lunch, Yoga, Breathwork, Rapé and Integration.  Once you have booked your retreat please…

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