Dr Scott has been engaged in personal injury medico-legal work for the past 25 years, preparing about 200 reports a year. In addition he has prepared reports on Asylum Seekers. Dr Scott is the Editor of a four volume work on Traumatic Stress (Sage Publications) and author of Unreliable Assessment in Civil Litigation (2002) in The Psychologist, and Moving On After Trauma (2007), which contains a chapter titled Justice.
He is an acknowledged expert in the treatment of PTSD and author of 12 books, 10 book chapters and 14 peer reviewed papers. Dr Scott taught cognitive-behaviour therapy on the M.Sc in Applied Psychology, at the University of Manchester for 15 years.