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 15 years experience in the counseling field with more than 10 years of experience working in Franklin County.
Michael works with adults, couples, and families. His areas of expertise cover working with, but not limited to:
- Anxiety related disorders
- Depression related disorders
- Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
- Sexual addictions/Sexual health
- Porn reduction/elimination
- Men’s issues
- Intimacy problems
- Grief and Loss
- Couple’s conflict/Marriage counseling
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, behavioral 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. In 2020, he received training in administering Telehealth services for outpatient mental health services.
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 spent a number of years as a contributor for The Chambersburg Public Opinion, in which he wrote a monthly column about counseling topics. Michael has been a member of the Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Partner. More recently, he has been a featured guests on multiple podcasts. In 2021, he accepted a position to serve on the Board of Governors at Shalom Christian Academy.
Michael resides in Chambersburg with his wife and their two sons.