Michael Hill

Behavioral Health Care Coordinator
Lindner Center of HOPE

Michael serves as a Behavioral Health Care Coordinator at the Lindner Center of HOPE. He attends to adult patients on Sibcy House and William’s House in relation to identifying comprehensive resources that will continue to aid in treatment while admitted and after discharge. He actively connects patients to healthy outlets that will promote physical, mental, and emotional wellness.

He has earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in creative writing at Miami University of Ohio. While attending Miami University, Michael joined the Research on Eating Disorders and Suicidality (REDs) Lab and studied the intersection of self-harm, body image, and suicidality alongside graduate students and faculty. Prior to beginning his work at Lindner Center of HOPE, Michael served as a crisis consultant for Sojourner Recovery Services where he worked primarily answering calls for the Warren and Clinton County mental health crisis hotline and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. His background in crisis de-escalation and referring to local services, with ongoing professional activity in this branch of science, keeps him informed about best practices and emerging treatment opportunities for Lindner Center residents.

Prior to entering his role as a Behavioral Health Care Coordinator, Michael had the experience of working alongside his patients as a Mental Health Specialist on Williams House. During that time, Michael learned to focus on a patient’s strengths and motivations to optimize their involvement in their treatment. With experience as a mental health professional, Michael assisted with the development of the Behavioral Health Care Coordinator role. He has experience with crisis de-escalation, motivational interviewing, and facilitating communication with families and supports to ensure patient needs are being met to the highest standard.

Michael has experience working alongside patients with chronic suicidality, personality disorders, thought disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Anxiety, Depression, and substance use disorders.

Presentation Topics:

  • “Making the ‘Case’ for Stabilization, Evaluation, and Restorative Treatment: Three Case Studies”


  • 2016-2021 B.A. Psychology, Miami University, Oxford, OH
  • 2016-2021 Minor in Creative Writing, Miami University, Oxford, OH