Michael K. Horne

Michael K. Horne, Psy.D.Dr. Horne is Director of Clinical Services for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington.  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 the Alpha Omega Clinic in Fairfax.  He has also had the opportunity to serve as a school counselor within the Diocese of Arlington.  Dr. Horne and his wife, Kara, live in Fredericksburg with their three children and are parishioners at St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception.


Sample Topics:

  • Videogames & Parenting
  • Social Media & Relationships
  • Impact of Pornography on the Family
  • Communication in Relationships
  • Effects of Same-Sex Attraction
  • Suicide and Adolescents
  • Mental Health and Counseling from a Catholic Perspective
  • Catholic Anthropology and Human Flourishing
  • Preventing Burn out and Setting Limits in Catholic Service Delivery