Author, Speaker and Licensed Therapist
Sr. Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer for Hope For The Heart
Eric Scalise, Ph.D., is the President of LIV Enterprises & Consulting, LLC. He currently serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer with Hope For The Heart, an international Christian counseling ministry offering biblical hope and practical help.
He is also the former Senior Vice President for the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) and former Department Chair for Counseling Programs at Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA. Dr. Scalise is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist with nearly 40 years of clinical and professional experience in the mental health field, and he served six years on the Virginia Board of Counseling, helping to write the MFT regulations for the state.
Dr. Scalise and his wife Donna have been married for 39 years, have twin sons who are combat veterans serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, and four grandchildren.
Specialty areas include curriculum development, professional/pastoral stress, and burnout, combat trauma and PTSD, marriage and family issues, grief and loss, addictions and recovery, leadership development, and lay counselor training. As the son of a diplomat, Dr. Scalise was born in Nicosia, Cyprus, and has also lived and traveled extensively around the world. He is a published author, conference speaker, and frequently works with organizations, universities, clinicians, ministry leaders, and churches on a variety of issues.
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