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Megan Hines

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

School of Counseling

Degree Program M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Megan Hines (Contributing Faculty Member)
Dr. Megan Hines’ formal training is in counselor education and supervision with clinical interests and practice in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Dr. Hines received formal DBT Intensive Training with Behavioral Tech and has attended numerous Mindfulness Meditation Retreats with Dr. Marsha Linehan. Dr. Hines has served as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Virginia at both inpatient hospital settings and outpatient settings with an emphasis on working with adolescents and adults. During her clinical work with clients, she pursued a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision with a Concentration in Crisis and Trauma. At Walden University, she teaches COUN 6722 Theories of Counseling.

Dr. Hines’ current research interests focuses primarily in the area of mental health and substance use among adolescents. She has presented at several conferences at both the Virginia Counselors Association Annual Conference and Apple Valley Counselors Association.


PhD, Walden University - Minneapolis, MN United States

MS, Walden University - Minneapolis, MN United States

BA, George Mason University - Fairfax, VA United States


Hines, M. L. (2021). A Morning with Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and the Skills for Building a Life Worth Living.