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MORGAN MORRIS
M.Ed., LPCA

“Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakens.” -Carl Jung 

Philosophy

Here’s what I believe: Your emotionality is one of your greatest resources. When we can understand our emotions as information, not instructions, we have access to all of the rich insights they provide to us about ourselves and the world around us. This is information such as how we might want to proceed in a challenging situation, where our boundaries lie, what we want and what we value. Learning to uncover and work with our feelings means that we gain access to a rich, new understanding of how we tick and how to care for ourselves in a way that best supports us in living lives that are as full and vibrant as possible, while minimizing the impact of stress, anxiety and other taxing experiences. As a counselor, I strive to create a space for you to be heard with out judgement. With a warm, compassionate, and approachable energy I am committed to creating a safe therapeutic environment. I have a passion for listening and celebrating individual uniqueness, and offer an authentic space to explore who you are. My goal is to integrate a tailored therapeutic approach to inspire hope, find balance, and renew empowerment in your life. Counseling is an opportunity to slow down, tune in, and explore your internal landscape.

Therapy isn't a passive experience that happens "to" you, it's an active, ongoing relationship that you enter into with yourself and your therapist that requires a commitment and an investment of time, energy and resources. Wellness and happiness are intertwined and dedicated therapy is an optimal place to evolve and welcome wellness into your life. Through this dedication, I've witnessed clients undergo profound and lasting life changes during the course of our time together- that's the magic of creating time and space for yourself to be witnessed by someone that you trust. Together, we will have conversations to discover self-awareness and encourage healing through a collaborative effort of mind-body-commnuity wellness. It takes courage to seek help, I feel honored to do this work and to treat your vulnerability with care, presence, and respect.


About “What you seek is seeking you.” ― Rumi

With a BA in Psychology, an ME.d. in Counselor Education, and a professional counseling licensure in the state of South Carolina, I confidently support clients in navigating life transitions with authenticity, grace and vitality. My therapeutic work weaves together a unique therapeutic approach, infusing sessions with practices to assist you in developing self compassion, mindfulness, emotional intelligence and coping skills. With the ultimate goal of facilitating a return to balance and alignment, I partner with you to pattern new, healthier ways of moving through the world and being in relationship with self and others.

Specialties include depression, anxiety, women in transitional life phases, relational issues, grief and loss, anxiety surrounding life stressors, co-dependent relationships, adolescents in transitional phases, and sports performance/anxiety


 
 
 
 

Experience Treating:

  • Adults; life transitions, recurrent stressors, relationships, self-empowerment, motivation, self-worth, grief/loss, stress/overwhelm/burnout

  • Athletes; sports performance, response to sports injury, transition out of college athletics, adjustemt difficulties

  • Adolescent; transitions, life skills, emotional regulation, coping skills, adjustment difficulties, social skills and difficulty with peers

 

issues

  • Grief

  • Behavioral Issues

  • Coping Skills

  • Life Transitions

 

  • Relationship Issues

  • Self Esteem

  • Sports Performance

  • Stress

  • Women's Issues

 
 

TREATMENT APPROACHES

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)

  • Mindfulness-Based Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

  • Motivational Interviewing

 

age + Modality 

  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)

  • Adults

  • College Athletes

 

CURRENT AND PERSPECTIVE CLIENTS, PLEASE CLICK THE LINKS BELOW FOR MY INTAKE FORMS. 

 

Interested in working together, consulting with me, or have further inquires about my practice or approach?

I offer a complimentary 15 minute phone consultation to discuss what you are looking for in therapy and the support my practice provides. Schedule with me below or via phone/email.
(703) 402-3746 ; morgan@welcomingwellness.net

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