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Michael Simone

Rev. Dr. Michael Simone

Michael Simone has been a pastor since 1982.  He is the founding pastor of Spring Branch Community Church, Virginia Beach. Dr. Simone is the Chaplain for the Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center. He taught Theological Aspects of Marriage and Religion & Personal Experience at Saint Leo University for 35 years.

Michael wrote the booklet The Search for Relational Integrity in Marriage, and his book ALTITUDE | your next move changes everything is available at He founded 2 mission organizations ORPHANetwork and TogoNetwork.

His passion is helping people bring faith and life together.

Professional Credentials

Michael Simone is a pastoral counselor, psychiatric hospital chaplain, ordained minister, and executive coach.  His doctorate is in Marriage & Family Systems.

“Michael listens and values your input. He works with you to meet your goals. Michael meets you where you are and helps you balance changes in your life. He inspired a sense of peace and created an environment where I grew and change occurred.”


courage and hope



has wobbly moments of faith



needs to make the move that changes everything

Services Provided

  • Adult/ Adolescent/Marriage & Family Therapy

  • Taylor–Johnson Temperament Analysis | Individual & Marital

  • Executive Coaching

  • Customized Leadership Coaching for Church & Business

  • Church start-up | Vision & Mission Coaching

  • Event Speaker

  • Retreat Leader from 4 hours to 2 days.

  • Elder/Vestry/Board/Staff Consultations

  • Speaking/ Writing/ Editing/Communication Coach