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Michael Stinnett, PsyD

Statewide Administrator- Juvenile Services

Dr. Michael S. Stinnett is a Kentucky native who has made West Virginia home for more than 20 years. He received his Doctor of Psychology degree from Marshall University and completed pre- and post-doctoral training at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine in Huntington, WV. Dr. Stinnett has broad clinical experience in outpatient, inpatient, and residential treatment settings. He was intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy by The Linehan Institute and is a certified Juvenile Sexual Offender Treatment Provider. Dr. Stinnett was appointed as an Adjunct Instructor at Marshall University from 2010-2015 and a Clinical Instructor from 2016-2019.

Dr. Stinnett’s training as a generalist enables him to competently and effectively care for patients from childhood through adulthood. Similarly, he treats a wide range of presenting concerns including Anxiety, Bipolar, Depressive, Disruptive / Impulse-Control and Conduct, Obsessive-Compulsive, Paraphilic, Personality, Substance-Related and Addictive, and Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders. Further, he is a skilled clinician in the management and treatment of Gender Dysphoria.

Dr. Stinnett is an active member in his community and holds positions on many boards and committees as well as maintaining membership in several associations. He is the Chair of the West Virginia Psychological Association’s Membership Committee; a member of the West Virginia Psychological Association’s Association Management Committee; a mentor with the Marshall University President's Commission on Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, LGBTQ+ Alumni Mentor Program; and a member of the Huntington, WV Mayor's Committee on Diversity and Inclusion. Dr. Stinnett is a clinical associate member of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, and a member of the West Virginia Psychological Association and the American Psychological Association.


Michael Stinnett, PsyD