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Counseling Center 202-885-3500

Michael O'Heron

Staff Clinician Counseling Center

Dr. O’Heron is a licensed psychologist in the District of Columbia. He currently works at the AU Counseling Center where he provides individual and group counseling services, crisis intervention services, and outreach/consultation services. He is also the counseling center's group coordinator and oversees the operations of the center's group therapy program. Prior to coming to AU, Dr. O’Heron worked at the University Counseling Services Center at Boston College. In addition, he completed a pre-doctoral internship at the Counseling Center at the University of Illinois-Chicago and a post-doctoral fellowship at the Counseling and Psychological Services Center at the University of Michigan. While the majority of his professional experiences have been in university counseling center settings, Dr. O’Heron has also provided counseling and other mental health services at community mental health clinics, and hospital settings. Dr. O’Heron primarily conceptualizes counseling from a psychodynamic/relational, cross-cultural theoretical framework but incorporates mindfulness-based, and emotion-focused dimensions into his practice. His professional interests include identity issues (e.g., race, gender, sexuality, etc.), cross-cultural issues, men and masculinity issues, human sexuality, trauma and recovery, grief and bereavement issues, family of origin concerns, couple and relationship issues, career counseling, suicide prevention, group therapy, and clinical supervision and training.


Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Ball State University

Counseling Center
Mary Graydon - 214
Counseling Center, Mary Graydon-214
Contact Info
(202) 885-3500

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