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In response to the Covid-19 crises, Scott is providing all services via telehealth until further notice. Whether you’re a new or existing client, please don’t hesitate to contact him at 316.260.1127 with questions or to see how he can best support you during these uncertain times.

Dancing With Our Emotions

When was the last time you did something in your life purely to inspire hilarity and laughter and fun? Do you cultivate joy and positive memories every day? How do you shift emotions when you’re trapped in negativity?

Welcome to Wise Mind, Wise Life, the site of Scott Spradlin, LPC, LMAC, licensed therapist, author, teacher and DBT practitioner, a place to explore the wisdom and intuitive knowing we all possess.


Connect to the mythic and poetic in a data-driven and consumer-driven environment.


Be present in your own skin, fall in love with the little “aha” moments of life. Connect fully in relationships.


Feel emotionally robust, integrated and whole, even during chaos. Make meaningful contributions to others.

Scott Spradlin, LPC, LMAC

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Core Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a prerequisite to all of the other skills in the DBT model. Scott brings even more richness and a historical perspective through the ideas of philosophers, poets, writers and spiritual teachers from Rilke to Anne Morrow Lindbergh to Eastern Orthodoxy.

This unique blend of philosophy and wonder, combined with the proven science behind DBT make Scott more than just a therapist. Through his own practice of mindfulness and DBT, and his thirst for growth and learning, he inspires others by his example.

‘Don’t Let Your Emotions Run Your Life: How Dialectical Behavior Therapy Can Put You in Control’ by Scott Spradlin

The first practical workbook to bring Marsha Linehan’s proven DBT techniques to a general audience. In its pages you’ll learn how to reduce the impact of painful feelings and increase the effects of positive ones.

• Break the cycle of depression and anxiety
• Learn real-world skills leading to emotional stability
• Enjoy more open, meaningful and joyful intimate relationships

“When your emotions light up, so does your whole body. A biological complex has been activated.”

— Scott Spradlin

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“I know Scott outside his professional services. He is a good man, with a rare sense of presence that is hard to find in this professional world. His heart is always on his sleeve. Bless his good work!” 

— Skyler Ray