About Mark Morris Morris, LCSW


Mark Morris, LCSW, has done his best to live and evolve his personal understanding of Living Yes as a practicing psychotherapist.  He is certified in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) by the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and is trained in EMDR trauma therapy.  Mark has led CBT groups, a Living Yes group, and meditation groups.  He was a professor for fourteen years, and for the eleven years before that, he was an award winning filmmaker.  As a psychotherapist, Mark has offered substance abuse counseling at Bridge House, a residential 12-step program. Subsequently, Mark provided support to anxious and depressed war veterans and Katrina survivors at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Mark trained at DePaul Hospital, Catholic Charities, and St. Charles Public Schools. Mark currently helps many individuals and couples in his private practice in uptown New Orleans, using CBT, Living Yes, EMDR, and IFS therapy techniques.

Mark holds an M.S.W. from Tulane University (Bertha Wolbreth Feitel Scholarship), an M.F.A. from the University of Southern California (Warner Communications Scholarship), and a B.A. from Brown University (with Honors). Mark completed the More to Life weekend in 1995 and studied for eight years with Dr. K. Bradford Brown, who introduced him to the concept of Living Yes.  Mark has conducted a Living Yes group since 2009. From those diverse and courageous participants, he has watched how these concepts have been absorbed and applied.  Amirh Voice published
Living Yes, a Handbook for Being Human in 2015. Mark attempts to couple his varied professional experiences with his own personal experiences to offer his vision of how to say “yes” to life.  He hopes you will join him in this ongoing process.

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