Jimmie Morris

PS 048: Freud’s Psychoanalytic Theory of Personality

Sigmund Freud is the father of psychoanalysis.  As a young scientist, Freud conducted research in biology. This was a time when a new field of physics was introduced that focused on energy and dynamics. Freud was introduced to this innovative dynamic physiology, and over the next 20 years, he continued to research and develop his […]

PS 047: What Is Personality?

Personality is one of the most interesting subjects in the field of psychology. Just think about how many different personalities there are in the world! Personality can help you be socially effective, influence others, and achieve goals. It can also stand in the way of these things as well. There are several factors that contribute to […]

PS 046: Assessing and Treating Insomnia (Part 2)

This is part two of my conversation with Dr. Courtney Bancroft on insomnia.  Once a diagnosis of insomnia has been made by a licensed professional, a properly trained clinician can use a tailored approach based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBTI). Listen and hear us talk about some of the natural and complimentary treatments that […]

PS 045: Assessing and Treating Insomnia (Part 1)

Courtney Bancroft (PsyD) joins me today to discuss insomnia. This is part one of a two-part episode; listen to part two here if you’re a patron. If you’re not a patron, you’ll have to wait until next week to hear part 2 of this episode. Dr. Bancroft is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state […]

PS 044: Child and Adolescent Depression

My guest on this episode is Dr. Phillip Balfanz (M.D.). Dr. Balfanz is board certified child and adolescent psychiatrist who earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.  He completed his psychiatric residency and child fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern. You can learn more about Dr. Balfanz at www.sigmamhuc.com Younger […]

PS 043: Sex Therapy

In episode 43 of Psych Sessions, I discuss Sex Therapy with Deborah Fox. Deborah is a clinical social worker with over thirty years of experience in private practice in N.W. Washington.   She is a Certified Sex Therapist, and a Certified Imago Relationship Therapist, providing individual, couples and group psychotherapy, as well as clinical consultation. It’s […]

PS 042: Animal Assisted Therapy

My guest on this episode is Christina Strayer (Ed.D). Dr. Strayer obtained her Doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from Argosy University, Sarasota, FL. She is a licensed practicing counselor at 180 Counseling in Garner, NC with two therapy dogs of her own. Dr. Strayer and her canine co-therapists work with individuals with many issues including depression, self harm, trauma, ADHD, […]

Get A Free Copy of Jimmie’s New Book: “Freedom From Emotional Abuse”

I’m excited about the upcoming release of my new book, Freedom From Emotional Abuse. I wrote the book for all those who want to live a life that’s free from the limitations associated with being mistreated.  I’ve spent years working directly with this population, and I want to share what I’ve learned through my clinical experience. […]

PS 041: Cultural Awareness In Diagnosing Mental Disorders

William B. Lawson (M.D.) is the Associate Dean for health disparities at the Dell Medical School and Professor at Huston-Tillotson where he is directing the Sandra Joy Anderson Community Health and Wellness Center. He received a BS in psychology from Howard University, an MA from the University of Virginia, and PhD in Psychology from the University of […]

PS 040: iTunes Contest Winners!

Congratulations to jaforster and Baby_kangaroo13 for winning a free copy of  On Becoming A Person, by Dr. Carl Rogers. Dr. Rogers (January 8, 1902 – February 4, 1987) is well known for creating  Client-Centered Therapy.  He was one of the most influential psychologists of the 20th century, and he’s recognized as one of the founders of the […]