As the Brigade Behavioral Health Officer in Charge, he created a comprehensive, modernized, and holistic approach to behavioral healthcare. His “Deployment Psychology in a Box” is an integrated approach that includes psychoeducation, behavioral health assessment and evaluation, psychological training, tele-psychology, collaborations with the Air Force and Navy and interactive use of technology.
Dr. Fleming was awarded the prestigious Behavioral Health Innovation Award for “exceptional innovation and implementation of programs improving behavioral healthcare for Soldiers and families of the Army National Guard” in 2021 as well as in 2018 for a Suicide Prevention Program he created for the Missouri Army National Guard. While accepting his most recent award, Dr. Fleming thanked his colleagues at Universal Health Services, Inc. for providing motivation through their Patriot Support Program and inspiration via their Innovation Hub.
Prior to joining UHS in 2018, Dr. Fleming worked his way from Director of Behavioral Health Services to Vice President, Operations at Corizon over a nine-year period, and prior to that was a Director at Coppin State University and a Psychologist for the University of Delaware. He currently serves on the Board of Mental Health America of the MidSouth in Nashville, TN and previously on the board of Project Return also in Nashville. He received his BA in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he also went on to receive his MS in Rehabilitation Psychology and Counseling. In 2002, Dr. Fleming received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Penn State University.