Kate Morrison, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Morrison is a licensed psychologist at UCEBT and a native of rural Nevada. She completed her bachelor’s degree at the University of Nevada-Reno where she specialized in applied behavior analysis, clinical behavior analysis, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. She completed her doctoral degree at Utah State University where she conducted research, training, and psychotherapy in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Exposure and Response Prevention, Habit Reversal Training, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related disorders (hair pulling, skin picking, nail biting, tics/Tourette’s Disorder, misophonia), and issues of self-control. She completed her doctoral internship at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System-Seattle Division, where she also completed the Mood and Anxiety Disorder postdoctoral position. At the Seattle VA, she specialized in treatment of problematic behaviors related to trauma, anxiety, depression, anger, and health (e.g., chronic pain management, smoking cessation, diabetes management, weight management) via in-person and telepsychotherapy. She also provided and trained others in the mental health care of transgender Veterans. Dr. Morrison is trained in a variety of clinical behavior analytic treatments that focus on assisting in behavior change through an awareness and openness of thoughts, urges, and emotions. Through these treatments, people often experience living more vital and meaningful lives. Dr. Morrison is on the editorial board for the Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science. She stays up to date on the best practices in the field of psychology and ensures the treatments she offers reflect this. A particular interest of Dr. Morrison’s is to address the lack of mental health services in rural areas through outreach, training, and telepsychotherapy. Dr. Morrison primarily works with adults, however, for treatment of OCD and related disorders, she works with people of all ages.