Dr. Michael Horne, Psy.D.
Dr. Horne is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who works with individuals, children, adolescents, couples and families. He received his doctorate in clinical psychology from the Institute for the Psychological Sciences (IPS) in 2009, where he specialized in child therapy and wrote his doctoral dissertation on violent video games and their impact on the player.
Prior to pursuing his doctorate, Dr. Horne worked in television at KVR9 in Austin, Texas and Houston PBS. Dr. Horne has experience working in several Catholic mental health clinics including Catholic Social Services in Lincoln, Nebraska and Alpha Omega Clinic in Fairfax from 2010-2012. He has also had the opportunity to serve as a school counselor within the Diocese of Arlington. Currently he serves as the Director of Clinical Services for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington. He is the author of The Tech Talk: Strategies for Families in a Digital World (Our Sunday Visitor, 2017). He and his wife live with their growing family in Fredericksburg VA. Dr. Horne rejoined Alpha Omega in 2018.
Primary: Adolescents (13 to 17yrs), Anxiety/Fears, Bipolar Disorder, Children (5 to 12 yrs), Depression, Family, Parenting, Sex & Pornography Addiction
Secondary: Anger Management, Attention Deficit (ADHD), Couples/Marital, Loss/Grief
Treatment Orientations: Attachment-based, Chastity Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Filial Family Therapy, Gottman Method, Integrative, Interpersonal, Play Therapy, Positive Psychology, Play Therapy, Relationship Enhancement Therapy, Trauma Focused