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Matthew Morris, Ph.D., LPC-S, LMFT-S

Department/Program: Counseling and Behavioral Sciences


Currently serving as Assistant Professor of Counseling at Our Lady of Holy Cross College, Dr. Morris completed his M.A. in Marriage and Family Counseling at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 2002. He received his Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy at Virginia Tech in 2006.

Dr. Morris teaches many of the systemic family counseling courses at OLHCC. His research interests expand his systemic orientation beyond the therapy interaction and into larger system functioning. His doctoral dissertation focused on systemic processes of international conflict, specifically cybernetic processes of the Iraq War.

Dr. Morris thrives on New Orleans music and food, and can often be spotted on Frenchmen street with his family and friends, po-boy in hand.

Curriculum Vitae

B.S. Wayland Baptist University - Religion (2000)

M.A. New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary  - Marital and Family Counseling (2002)

Ph.D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) - Marriage and Family Therapy (2006)

Courses Taught

Introduction to Marriage and Family Systems

Marriage and Family Counseling

Social Ecology


Theories, Social and Cultural Foundations

Couples Counseling

Counseling Families 

Special Topics in Counseling

Advanced Studies in Systems Theory

Advanced Marriage and Family Therapy

Matthew Morris

Office Location

Thomas C. Chambers Counseling Center - Counseling Department Offices

Office Hours

M 1-5 Th 2-6

Mailing Address

4123 Woodland Drive, New Orleans, LA 70131

Direct Phone

(504) 398-2234

Fax Number

(504) 391-2421

Email Address