Meet Dr. Jerry Morrisdrmorris
Dr. Jerry Morris is a clinical psychologist, board certified family psychologist, board certified medical psychologist, board certified school psychologist, board certified behavioral health provider, board certified counselor, board certified case manager, and an AAMFT Approved Supervisor and Clinical Member of the American Association of Family Therapy. Dr. Morris holds the APA National College Certificate of Proficiency in the Treatment of Substance Abuse and Other Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders, is a member of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, is an elected member of the National Academy of Practice in Psychology, has b and is PaDr, Jerry Morris, CMHC Founderst President and has been elected Fellow of the Missouri Psychological Association. He has completed a postdoctoral residency in Family Psychology, Medical Psychology, Behavioral Healthcare, and postdoctoral training in neuropsychology. Dr. Morris holds ABPP board certification in Family Psychology and served as the Newsletter Editor of the ABPP Academy of Family Psychology, and The Clinical Practitioner the official journal of the psychology national practitioner association ( ). He has a master’s degree in psychopharmacology, and has an MBA in Management. He is licensed in Missouri, Louisiana, and Kansas.

Dr. Morris has served on the Council of Representatives (the legal board of directors) and the Finance Committee of the American Psychological Association. He is the past Chair (11 years) of the APA Division of Psychologists in Independent Practice Hospital & Health Care Facilities Committee, and as the Missouri Insurance, MC Committee Chair. Dr. Morris is a recipient of the Heiser Award for distinguished psychology practice advocacy on a national level. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Board of Medical Psychology, and has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Academy of Family and Couple Psychology. He is the past president of the American Board of Medical Psychology.

Dr. Morris’ has an extensive body of writings:

His most recent book is Practicing Psychology in Rural Settings (APA Books and also available at the Barnes & Noble Web Site). His professional writings are in the areas of addictions, ethics, professional practice, neuropsychology, health and mental health policy, and training. He is a widely sought speaker who has provided workshops and training nationally. His publications include book reviews for Psychology Critiques (an APA Journal); Kunen, S., Niederhauser, R., Smith, P. O., Morris, J. A., Marx, B. (2005). Race disparities in psychiatric rates in emergency departments. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 73 (1), pp. 116-126.; an article entitled Biological Advances and Family Psychology, Academy of Family Psychology Newsletter; and three in press articles (in consort with colleagues from MSU) in Public Personnel Management, a journal of the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (Psychological Testing in Personnel Selection: Part I: A Century of Psychological Testing; Part II:The Refinement of Methods and Standards in Employee Selection; Part III: The Resurgence of Personality Testing). He has published extensively in The Clinical Practitioner as well.

Featured publications:

  • Dr. Morris has served as a reviewer for Psych Critiques visit Page
  • Caring for the Poor visit page
  • Integrated Care and Psychology’s Future; The Clinical Practitioner, June 2010
  • Principles of Alcohol Detoxification for Collaboration Among Psychologists and Other Medical Professionals

Coming Speaking Engagements:

  • Academy of Preventative Medicine: Portland Oregon Area-September, Practice Management Workshop. See- and
    NAPPP, Annual National Practitioner Convention: The Scientific Bases for Integrated Care-What Works! San Diego California, October 2011, and click on Convention Program.