Michael Linn, LPC
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.
Please watch the video below to learn more about Michael Linn and his journey in becoming a counselor and starting Resolute Counseling.
Kristine Steinour, LPC
Steinour is a two-time graduate from Shippensburg University with her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science degrees. Ms. Steinour has 14 years of post-graduate training and experience working with adolescents and adults. She has varied experience working in inpatient and outpatient mental health settings. Some of her experience has also focused on substance abuse treatment and school-based therapy.
Ms. Steinour is eclectic in her approach, but primarily uses cognitive-behavioral and client-centered treatment modalities. She dedicates herself to being like a life coach for her clients and likes to teach more adaptive coping mechanisms through individual, family, and group therapy. Kristine enjoys bringing spirituality into work with clients if/when the client presents this as an area of importance. Kristine also has life experience that she brings to the table with overcoming her own anxiety and ADHD symptoms. In addition, she is currently raising a child with special needs.
Kristine specializes in the treatment of the following areas:
- Panic Disorders
- Bipolar/Mood Disorders
- Anger Management
- Women’s Health
- Co-occurring issues
Kristine is married and has two children. In her spare time she enjoys walking, spending time with her family and pets, and watching her beloved Pittsburgh Steelers.
Watch the video below to learn more about how Kristine has overcome personal challenges in her own life and how she has used these experiences to help her grow into a compassionate person and counselor.
Mikala Morrow, LPC
Mikala Morrow obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from James Madison University and Master of Science degree in counseling from Villanova University. She has over 5 years of experience in clinical settings. The past three years she has been working in community mental health working with a diverse population in the Carlisle area. Prior to that position, she worked in a private practice near Philadelphia. Mikala primarily works with older adolescents and adults. Her experience has been diverse in that she has counseled individual and facilitated groups for both mental health and drug and alcohol.
Mikala prefers to use a client centered approach. She is passionate about helping her clients feel comfortable and safe to open up and share their stories. She works to provide a protected, comfortable and non-judgmental space to share what is most concerning and will work diligently with her clients to help them reach their goals. In this journey together, clients will be working collaboratively to achieve their goals and find out what style of therapy works best for them.
Mikala has many areas of focus that she specializes in and has experience in helping to treat:
- Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating
- Couples Counseling
- Relationship conflict
- Women’s issues
- Abuse recovery
- Spirituality issues
- Grief and loss
- Substance use for both the addict as well as family members of an addict
- Co-occurring – drug and alcohol/mental health
Mikala has been living in the area since 2018 and in her free time she enjoys exercise, reading, and spending time with her friends and family.
Watch this video to learn about what Mikala loves about the counseling field and what motivates her to help others.
Matthew Culler, LPC
Matthew (Matt) Culler obtained bachelor degrees from Shippensburg University in Psychology and Sociology, and a Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Huntington University in Huntington, Indiana. Matt has over 10 years of Counseling experience, with over 7 years working in community mental health in Franklin County.
Matt primarily uses Cognitive-Behavioral, Psychodynamic, and Narrative approaches to therapy, though other practices are used to form an eclectic, client-centered experience. He works together with clients to recognize and satisfy their physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual needs. Matt helps clients to slow down, breathe, and tune in to what’s happening in the present moment.
Matt works with adults, adolescents, and couples experiencing various needs. These include:
- Substance Abuse
- Compulsive Behaviors
- Anxiety/Panic Disorders
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
- Grief and Loss
- Adjustment to Chronic Physical Health Conditions
- LGBTQ+ Needs
- Spiritual Concerns
- Couples Counseling
Matt has also worked extensively with the Recovery community and believes all people can experience growth and change by practicing surrender, connection, and action. He maintains and facilitates relationships with community stakeholders to assist clients in creating lasting systems of support.
Matt was born and raised in Chambersburg, and now resides there with his wife and two children. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, disc golf, reading, writing, and college football.
Please watch the video posted below to learn more about Matt’s journey in becoming a licensed professional counselor and what he enjoys about the process of counseling.
Orpha Linn, Office Manager
Orpha Linn has lived in the Chambersburg area most of her life. She is a high school graduate of Cumberland Valley Christian School and earned her college degree in nursing from Penn State University. She has worked in healthcare since 2007, holding positions as a staff nurse in various departments and was also a hospital supervisor for Wellspan Health.
Orpha has been the office manager for Resolute Counseling since the opening in 2015. Married to Michael Linn in 2007, they have been blessed in many ways through their years together, including many adventures with their two sons. In her free time, she enjoys being with her family, hanging out with friends, and reading.
Cynthia Newman has been an Administrative Assistant for Resolute Counseling since 2016 and has worked in the mental health field since 2005. Cynthia graduated with National Art Honors from CASHS in 1998 and received the Robert P. McClay Award for dedication to the Art Service Club. She currently volunteers as a leader for a local Girl Scout Troop and continues to contribute to her community. Cynthia has been happily married since 2006 and is blessed with two daughters and one son. In her spare time, she enjoys crocheting, cake decorating, soap making, painting, and just being artistically creative.