The word resolute is defined as “determined, purposeful, unwavering, and persistent.” Resolute Counseling was founded in 2015 by Michael Linn who believed that the word resolute described his approach to counseling practice. Michael has a vision that counseling should be part of a holistic approach to overall health. Resolute Counseling aims at improving health through the promotion of social health, physical health, spiritual health, and research based methods for mental health. Resolute Counseling makes every effort to collaborate with community organizations to help connect people with additional supports.
Michael Linn is Board Certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors and is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Family Studies from The Pennsylvania State University and his Master’s Degree in Counseling from West Chester University. Michael has over 10 years experience in the counseling field with more than half of his years of experience working in Franklin County.
Michael works with adults, couples, and families. His areas of expertise cover working with anxiety and depression related disorders, sexual addictions/sexual health, grief and loss, and also couple’s conflict. Michael uses an eclectic blend of therapy appropriate for the person he is working with. His preferred method of treatment is Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Gottman Couples Therapy.
Over the years, Michael has received extensive training and certifications in cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma related disorders (PTSD), porn/sexual addictions, and marital therapy. He is certified in the Prepare-Enrich assessment, one of the most widely used relationship and skill building programs for premarital education and preparation and marriage enrichment. Michael has been sought out as a clinical supervisor to other counselors and taught seminars on a variety of mental health topics.
He is a long-standing member of the American Association of Christian Counselors and the American Counseling Association. Michael has served in leadership with the alumni association board at The Pennsylvania State University.
Locally, he has been a contributor for The Chambersburg Public Opinion, in which he wrote a monthly column about counseling topics and has been a member of the Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Partner. Michael resides in Chambersburg with his wife and their two sons.