Scott “Colin” Winter, MSW, LSW, LICDC completed the Master of Social Work program from The Ohio State University in 2018. He is a Licensed Social Worker in the State of Ohio and currently works under the supervision of Jennifer Haywood, LISW-S, LICDC-CS. His clinical interests include but are not limited to addiction, trauma & post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, and depression. He has experience treating veterans, adults, and children/adolescents. Colin is trained in Collaborative Assessment & Management of Suicidality (CAMS), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused CBT, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Motivational Interviewing (MI).
Colin has been involved around the Central Ohio community starting when he served as the Secretary, Vice-President, and President of Vets 4 Vets, the student-veteran organization at The Ohio State University. He also became a Community Veteran Advocate for the College of Social Work at The Ohio State University which is a program to assist fellow student-veterans navigate and find community resources available at OSU. In addition to his involvement at OSU, Colin co-founded and is the former Executive Director of a nonprofit organization named Run Down The Demons® which was created to bring awareness to veteran-related mental health issues.
Colin remains committed to working with veterans and individuals from all populations who are in search of a helping hand.
Before becoming a clinical social worker and a licensed independent chemical dependency counselor, Scott “Colin” Winter served as an infantryman in the United States Army from October 2005 – August 2011. He completed two deployments in Baghdad, Iraq – his first tour was during the Surge from February 2007-May 2008 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and his second was during the campaign transition between OIF and Operation New Dawn (OND) from December 2009-December 2010. Colin served with 1st Infantry Division, 4th Brigade, 2/16 INF “Rangers” Battalion based out of Fort Riley, KS and 3rd Infantry Division, 1st Brigade, 3/69 AR Battalion based out of Fort Stewart, GA.