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.  He is the author of The Tech Talk: Strategies for Families in a Digital World (Our Sunday Visitor, 2017).  Dr. Horne and his wife, Kara, live in Fredericksburg with their three children and are parishioners at St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception.

Recent Presentations

  • Cultivating A Healthy Family
  • Parenting and Social Media
  • Parenting and Video Games
  • Protecting the Family From Pornography
  • Clarity & Charity - A Catholic Approach to Same-Sex Attraction
  • Mercy in Relationships
  • Communication in Relationships