BA from Metropolitan State University,
Masters of Divinity from Bethel Theological Seminary,
Masters of Science in Community Counseling from Columbus State University.
Critical Incident Stress Defusing (CISD)
Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP)
Couples & Families
L. Scott Fluegel, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Get to know...
Scott Fluegel is a U.S. Coast Guard veteran that served in a large variety of positions and locations before his retirement in 2013. Scott was also ordained at New Covenant Community Church in Fresno, California and served as Chaplain to several Army units deployed in both Afghanistan and Iraq. Scott's focus and passion developed as Family Life Chaplain providing Marriage and Family Counseling for deployed Soldiers and their families. He also taught and trained other Chaplains in counseling skills.
Q: Why are you a professional helper?
A: As a person of faith, I feel counseling is a calling and I believe I was called to use my training and experiences to help others through theirs.
Q: What is the best Counseling-oriented quote you know?
A: I do not have a counseling quote that has stuck with me through my many years of counseling but there have been many times that a client says something so insightful that I use it for a season.
Q: What sets you apart from other professionals?
A: What sets me apart from other professionals is that I have served both in the Military and Medical and this has provided me a unique way to see and connect with others.
Q: If not a Mental Health Counselor, what would you like to be?
A: If I were not a Mental Health Counselor right now I would be a full-time Tae Kwondo instructor. I have been given the opportunity to do both part-time.
Q: What is your area of specialty or with whom do you like to work with the most?
A: My specialty is serving the Military and Medical. This is due to my service in the Military for over three decades, and to my medical background.