Seth Scott

Dr. Seth Scott

Associate Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling

B.S., Emmaus Bible College; M.A., Regent University; Ph.D., Walden University

Dr. Seth Scott joined the faculty of CIU’s Seminary and School of Ministry in 2019. He teaches in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. He was Professor of Counseling Psychology at Emmaus Bible College in Dubuque, Iowa from 2012-2019. His is a member of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS), American Counseling Association (ACA), and Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES). Dr. Scott maintains a clinical counseling practice in the community and adjuncts for Moody Bible Institute in Chicago.

Articles:

  • “Proclaiming Hope: The Critical Role for Faith-Based Schools in Counselor Education.” In Review, Journal of Psychology & Christianity, 2019
  • “Characteristics of a Successful College Student.” In Review, Emmaus Bible College Publication, 2019
  • “Teaching Emotional Regulation: Using a Reservoir and Dam Analogy for Skill-Building in Therapy.” In Review, Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 2019
  • Scott, S. L. (2018). Fractured therapists: the consequences of disintegrated functioning in faith and practice. Journal of Psychology & Christianity, 37(4), 305-312. 
  • Scott, S. L. (2018). The Necessity of Faculty Professional Identity for Students’ Spiritual Formation. The Biblical Higher Education Journal, XIV, 101-113.
  • Scott, S. L. (2018). Academic role and professional identity development in counselor education (Order No. 10841313). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (2087776464). Retrieved from https://scholarworks.waldenu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=6869&contex...
  • Scott, S. (2014). “Marriage and family.” Journey Magazine, XI (1), 14-15. Retrieved from http://www.emmaus.edu/journey

Book Reviews:

  • Mark McMinn. Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling. Tyndale, 2011. In Emmaus Journal, XXII (1), 2013, 188.

Presentations:

  • “Teaching Emotional Regulation: Using a Reservoir & Dam Analogy for Skill-Building in Therapy,” Academic Poster Presentation for Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS), Dallas, TX, April, 2019.
  • “Proclaiming Hope: The Critical Role for Faith-Based Schools in Counselor Education,” Academic Poster Presentation for Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS), Dallas, TX, April, 2019.
  • “Fractured Therapists: Improving Integration of Faith & Practice,” Academic Poster Presentation for Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS), Norfolk, VA, April, 2018.
  • “Stress, Fear, & Anxiety: Navigating Life Well,” Seminar Session Presentation at Christian Missions in Many Lands (CMML) National 26 Below Midwest Conference, Dayton, IA, Feb., 2018.
  • “Spiritual Doubt in Adolescence,” Seminar Session Presentation at Iron Sharpens Iron International Conference, Dubuque, IA, May, 2017
  • “Ancient Methods for Modern Parents,” Plenary Speaker & Workshop Coordinator for Parenting Conference, Great Adventure Church, Dubuque, IA, March, 2016
  • “Counseling Cretans: Helping those from the World in the Church,” Seminar Session Presentation at Iron Sharpens Iron International Conference, Dubuque, IA, May, 2016
  • “Sex, Social Media, & Self-Control: Understanding the Needs and Temptations of a New Generation,” Seminar Session Presentation at Iron Sharpens Iron International Conference, Dubuque, IA, May, 2015
  • “Counseling Adolescents,” Seminar Session Presentation at Iron Sharpens Iron International Conference, Dubuque, IA, May, 2014
  • “Where is Your Mission?” Plenary Speaker for Regional Awana Conference, St. Louis, MO, Sept., 2014
  • “A Walk That’s Worthy: Developing a Strong Spiritual Walk as a Youth” & “Can I Get a Witness: What Does It Mean to Be a Witness of Jesus as a Teen,” Seminar Speaker for Regional Awana Conference, St. Louis, MO, Sept., 2014
  • “The Impact of the Gospel on Addiction: Its Effect on Perception and Treatment,” Seminar Session Presentation at Iron Sharpens Iron International Conference, Dubuque, IA, May, 2013
  • “Depression and Anxiety in Children from a Christian Perspective” & “Conduct and Behavior Issues in Children,” Seminar Presentation at Regional Women’s Conference, Bethany Church, Rye, NH, Mar., 2009

Honors & Awards:

  • Alumni Service Award, Emmaus Bible College, 2019
  • Omega Zeta chapter of Chi Sigma Iota Honor Society, 2016-current