Transitional Independent Living


Scott Hess, M.A., LMFT

Director of Marketing

Scott’s journey in mental health and his dedication to creating supportive environments for individuals and families undergoing change and growth is truly commendable. His extensive experience over more than three decades reflects a commitment to making a positive impact in the lives of those he serves. Starting from night shifts in a residential treatment center, Scott has progressively taken on various positions of responsibility and influence, showcasing his passion for contributing to the well-being of others. His unique level of experience and expertise is evident in his ability to create healthy milieus for individuals and families facing challenging obstacles. As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Scott specializes in developing programs and interventions that support the growth and development of individuals and family systems. His formal training at Pacific Lutheran University, where he obtained his master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, laid the foundation for his professional journey. Additionally, his licensing in multiple states, including Utah, Idaho, and Texas, underlines the broad reach of his impact. Scott’s contributions to the field include not only direct face-to-face treatment but also the development, restructuring, and improvement of programs. This reflects his commitment to innovation and a proactive approach to addressing the needs of the populations he serves. Beyond his professional pursuits, Scott finds joy in outdoor activities, particularly as an avid fly fisherman and golfer. This passion for the outdoors aligns with his interest in spending quality time with family and friends. Even in more relaxed moments, he engages in reading books and playing games with his granddaughter, showcasing a well-rounded and compassionate approach to both work and personal life.
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