Dr. Michael Paul Hardin serves as the Chair of the Department of Psychology & Counseling on Lubbock Christian University’s campus. In addition, Dr. Hardin is the Executive Director of the Bullard Institute for Strong Families. He is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, a Licensed Professional Counselor and an approved supervisor for licensed professional counselors. He has previously worked as a supervisor at the Buckner Residential Treatment Center, has been an investigator for adult protective services, and was the supervisor over social work, chaplaincy, and bereavement counselors for Hospice of Lubbock. Dr. Hardin remains active in his private practice, specializing in couple and marital therapy, serves as an elder at Green Lawn Church of Christ, and volunteers his time as a member of the Children’s Home of Lubbock Board.