Specialties

Dr. Morris specializes in therapy with individuals (adolescents and adults) and couples from a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy perspective. This type of therapy focuses on the complex interaction between thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in individuals in order to make changes to improve how you see yourself and the world around you.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an empirically supported and problem-focused treatment, having been shown to be effective in treating a variety of mental disorders and emotional difficulties. Dr. Morris takes a comprehensive and integrated approach by addressing sleep, eating patterns, and other lifestyle factors that can enhance the progress seen in therapy. Dr. Morris uses this approach in a variety of ways, tailoring the therapy to each client to improve emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness. This skills-based therapy teaches the individual how to manage stress, anxiety, mood, and a variety of other difficulties by teaching strategies and tools to cope. It focuses on the current problem while getting to the root of the problem and ultimately relieving symptoms. Dr. Morris takes a comprehensive and integrated approach by addressing sleep, eating patterns, and other lifestyle factors that can enhance the progress seen in therapy. Dr. Morris enjoys working collaboratively with psychiatrists and other physicians, teachers, and family members in an effort to increase the effectiveness of treatment and provide the individual with the best foundation for success.

Specialties include:

• Depression, Sadness, Mood Swings • Relationship Difficulties, Conflict, Trust, Boundaries
• Anxiety, Stress, Fear, Worry • Family Dynamics, Parenting Difficulties
• Panic Attacks, OCD, Phobias, Social Anxiety, Trauma • Grief and Loss
• Infertility, Perinatal, Postpartum Difficulties • Mindfulness
• Emotion Regulation, Distress Tolerance • Life Transitions, Divorce, Medical Illness, Career Changes, Retirement
• Sleep, Insomnia • Self Esteem, Resiliency