Megan Hines

Contributing Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
School of Counseling
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.

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

Courses Taught

COUN 6316 - Techniques in Counseling

COUN 6336 - Crisis, Trauma, and Response

COUN 6360 - Assessment in Counseling

COUN 6721 - Advanced Psychopathology

COUN 6722 - Theories of Counseling

COUN 6730 - Counseling Addictive Disorders


PhD, Walden University

MS, Walden University

BA, George Mason University


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

Hines, M. L. (2017). The Unspoken Pain of Adolescents. Virginia Counselors Association

Hines, M. L. (2015). The Essence of Self-Injury. Virginia Counselors Association