Scott Shannon, MD, ABIHM, has been involved in holistic medicine since he joined the American Holistic Medical Association in 1978. Scott has been instrumental in the creation of a holistic and integrative perspective in psychiatry for two decades. He published the first textbook for this field in 2001. Scott is a past president of the AHMA and the immediate past President of the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine.
Scott also teaches as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Colorado-Children’s Hospital in Denver. In 2010 he founded the country’s largest and most comprehensive integrative mental health clinic, Wholeness Center, in Fort Collins. Norton published his latest textbook for professionals, Mental Health for the Whole Child in 2013 and his book for parents, Parenting the Whole Child in 2014.