Rick Sørensen Scott, is an American with 15 years of university education. He brings over 13,800 hours (493 ECTS) of theoretical and clinical education with 18 years of experience as a practitioner, clinical owner and college instructor.
Rick has a Doctorate in Botanical Medicine, including education in Naturopathy and Alternative Medicine (4 years), Bachelors and Master of Science degrees in Natural Health (5 years), Master degree level education in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (2 years), a professional degree in Psychology with focus on pain psychology (2 years), and a specialist degree in Medical Massage and Manual Therapy (2 years).
Rick is registered as both a Naturopath and Acupuncturist in Denmark and has been approved by the Danish government to practice as an Registered Alternative Practitioner in both fields.
Rick has worked in both Philadelphia and New York City, and owned his own private clinics (since 2001), worked with hospitals (throughout New York City and the State of Pennsylvania), drug treatment and cancer centers, the United States Military, as well as treated professional athletes, celebrities and foreign dignitaries.
Rick was part of a team who helped redefine the diagnostic criteria for Fibromyalgia and through his work with pain patients has designed a very effective treatment for lumbar and sciatic pain.
Over the past 17 years, Rick has treated over 50,000 patients and since he is trained as a Naturopath in America, which is basically a general practitioner of alternative medicine, he has seen every type of case.
Rick brings his extensive education and experience into his teaching with a focus on presenting topics in a way that directly relates to clinical practice and skills that can be utilized immediately by practitioners in their own clinics.
Although Rick is American, he lives with his Danish family and works in Denmark both as a practitioner, but also as partner in Lasota Online Academy (LOA) and college instructor for not just LOA, but at several institutions throughout Denmark, where he also owns his own consulting firm (Rick Scott Consulting) treating patients in private practice and advising clinics on how to be more efficient and provide better care.