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Dr. Orson Morrison

Orson Morrison, PsyD, is the Director of DePaul Family and Community Services (FCS). Dr. Morrison provides oversight of the clinic services that are available at FCS. He provides staff training, clinical supervision, and is involved in program development and the evaluation of clinical services at FCS. Dr. Morrison has spent his career working with children, adolescents, and families that are involved in the child welfare system and those impacted by poverty, social exclusion, violence, and abuse. Dr. Morrison previously held positions as Vice President of Child and Family Services at Lawrence Hall Youth Services, Clinical Director of Hartgrove Hospital’s outpatient psychiatric clinic and Director of Psychology Training at Riveredge Hospital. In addition he has taught graduate level psychology courses as an adjunct professor and maintains a small private practice in Oak Park, Illinois. Dr. Morrison’s professional interests and areas of expertise include clinical management, psychotherapy with under-served children, adolescents, and families, psychological assessment, multiculturalism, and working within a social justice/empowerment framework. Dr. Morrison holds a Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, a master's degree in Counseling from Niagara University and a Bachelor of Sciences Degree in Psychology from McMaster University. omorriso@depaul.edu