Dr. Morris is a psychologist, psychoanalyst, graduate of the NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, and is a supervisor/consultant in the Interpersonal Humanistic Orientation. She is a fellow of Divisions of Psychoanalysis, Clinical Psychology and Independent Practice of the American Psychological Association, a founding member of the Division of Psychologist-Psychoanalyst of the New York State Association and the Eastern Region of the Association of Black Psychologists, and she serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy. Dr. Morris currently maintains an independent practice in New York City.
Previously, Dr. Morris was a president of its Graduate Psychoanalytic when it received its Scholars Grant in 2017 to video tape Past Presidents Reflections. Dr. Morris served on the Board of Trustees of the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP), and was the National Chair of Examinations, representing the specialization of psychoanalysis. She served on the faculty of the National Institute of Psychotherapies (NIP) and taught the Diversity and Otherness: Part One course to first year candidates during Spring 2018.
Dr. Morris received the first award from Division 39 Multicultural Concerns Committee in April of 2011 for outstanding contributions to the field, and for the promotion of issues related to race and culture within psychoanalytic psychology.
Dr. Morris’ areas of clinical interest/research are: Interaction of culture, ethnicity and class in clinical and institutional settings, and how these experiences shape identity, both professional and personal. She is also interested in race and psychotherapy/psychoanalysis and competencies in psychoanalysis.