Michael Bradburn

Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Care

Michael is a pastoral counselor, coach, and consultant at Samaritan Interfaith Counseling, Consulting, & Education (local offices in Downers Grove & Naperville).  Mike enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults and considers it an honor to be a part of the healing process that occurs in individuals, couples, and families through therapy.  Before joining the Samaritan staff, Rev. Bradburn served in full-time parish ministry for 15 years, most recently as Senior Pastor of a multi-staff ELCA congregation.


Dr. Bradburn received his Master of Arts in clinical social work from the University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration and his Master of Divinity from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. His Doctor of Ministry degree is from Northern Seminary, Lombard, IL, where he now teaches courses on pastoral care.