Providing the Ideal Treatment Experience To Our Patients and Their Loved Ones

Meet Michael Hanafin, M.Ed, MAPC, LAC

Rehabilitation Counselor and Therapist in Scottsdale


Michael is a Licensed Associate Counselor and Therapist who works with individuals struggling with trauma and addictions. Mike earned his Master’s Degree in Education from Northern Arizona University, his Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Ottawa University, and his Pastoral Training from St. Cyril and Methodius Seminary. He has training in EMDR, and is a member of the Arizona Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology. Mike has an integrated approach to therapy, drawing from diverse therapeutic orientations such as Psychoanalytic, Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral, and Existential. In addition to his therapeutic training, Mike has been a police officer for the past 24 years. He has worked as a Patrol Officer and Supervisor, SWAT Operator/Breacher, Negotiator, Peer Support Member, Critical Incident Stress Debriefing Team Member, and an Internal Affairs Investigator. He has a firm understanding of addictions and trauma.

For more information about our rehabilitation psychologists in Scottsdale, you can either reach us at (844) 336-2250 or contact us online.

Why Acceptance Recovery Center ?

Here is Our Difference
  • Intimate Environment with Limited Patients

  • Alternative Options for Treatment

  • Strongly Bonded and Experienced Staff Members

  • Individualized Care in a Safe and Healing Environment