Christina Lynch, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist



The Joy Workbook

Vocational discernment in today’s culture


Professional Guide

Professional Resource Guide


Dr. Lynch is a founding Board Member, Past President (2013-2015) and current Advisor to the Board of the Catholic Psychotherapy Association (CPA) ( whose mission shall be to support mental health practitioners by promoting the development of psychological theory and mental health practice which encompasses a full understanding of the human person and society in communion with the Magisterium of the Catholic Church.


This website promotes a vision with a Catholic approach to psychotherapy in which a mental health professional, views his/her profession as a vocation, guided by Catholic ethical principles. Psychology that integrates a Catholic anthropology encompasses a full understanding of the person; physical, intellectual, human and spiritual (understanding that the spiritual life is the center around which all other aspects are integrated, [Program for Priestly Formation 115]).

Catholic priest, psychologist offer advice for stressful times

By Perry West Denver Newsroom, Jun 5, 2020 / 03:00 am MT (CNA).- With disturbing and frightening news dominating the headlines in recent weeks, a psychologist and a priest suggested that Catholics take care to guard their psychological and spiritual...

Catholic priests may be feeling ‘nonessential’ during the pandemic- here’s how you can help

By Perry West Denver, Colo., Jun 6, 2020 / 05:06 pm MT (CNA).- As restrictions meant to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus have forced churches to close or limit their activity in recent months, priests across the U.S. may be feeling “nonessential” as they...

The Joy Workbook – Vocational Discernment In Today’s Culture

The Joy Workbook Vocational Discernment In Today’s Culture By Dr. Christina Lynch and Dr. E. James Wilde Looking through the lens of Catholic anthropology, this “joy playbook & workbook” recognizes that the source of all joy is God, and that supernatural joy is...

Learn more about the recent studies on millennials

As Director of Psychological Services at St. John Vianney Theological Seminary, I have observed over the years changes in how our seminarians  have developed in their capacity to process thoughts and effectively communicate them to others. This observation has led...

Dr. Christina Lynch Radio Interview with Molly Smith

Dr. Christina Lynch - Director of Psychological Services, St. John Vianney Theological Seminary in Denver, CO discussing with Molly Smith her amazing journey that led to the philosophy of: How to practice our faith with our hearts first and then our intellect. Click...

Dr. Lynch selected as 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient

Dr. Christina P. Lynch, Psy.D. has been selected to received the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award from The Institute for the Psychological Sciences (IPS). The Distinguished Alumni Award is presented on an annual basis to a graduate who has made significant...

Dr. Lynch interview at Heroic Media on transgenderism

Dr. Christina Lynch was invited to Heroic Media's panel of experts to discuss about gender theorist's recent comments on transgenderism. Please see the video below starting a 13:30 sec. to watch the full interview.