Mike Murray is a Licensed Social Worker through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapy Board. Mike graduated from Malone University with a double major in Youth Ministry and Social Work. Mike is currently earning his Masters of Social Work from The Ohio State University in the Mental Health and Substance Abuse specialization.
Mike has worked in the Intake department of Columbus Springs for 2 years. In his work setting, Mike completes comprehensive assessments for patients to determine the level of care that would best suit their current needs. Mike also frequently works with patients in crisis on the phone to ensure that they have the resources to maintain safety. Prior to working at Columbus Springs, Mike worked as a case manager in community mental health, where he learned about several resources in the Columbus area.
Mike utilizes Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Strengths-based approach with his clients. Mike approaches sessions with a spirit of curiosity that always wants to learn more about his clients, and a humility that recognizes that clients are the experts on themselves. Mike also has an interest in integrating therapy with Biblical principles, for clients who are seeking Christian focused counseling. Mike believes that having a genuine sense of empathy for clients situations and a non-judgmental approach is the best way to guide treatment.
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