Christine Morrissey, MSEd

Social Work Intern, Mood Disorders Center

Child Mind Institute

Christine Morrissey

Christine Morrissey, MSEd, is a social work intern in the Mood Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute. She is a second-year master’s degree candidate in the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Training Program at the Columbia University School of Social Work. She is specializing in advanced clinical practice and mental health and disabilities.

Prior to her time at Columbia, Ms. Morrissey received her master’s degree in Special Education at Simmons University. She taught special education for 9 years, working primarily with middle school- and high school-age students. She has experience working with children and adolescents who experience generalized anxiety disorder, major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, ADHD, oppositional defiant disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, autism and cognitive and language-based learning disabilities. Ms. Morrissey has worked as a special educator in a therapeutic program for adolescents who experience severe mental health challenges including suicidality.

Ms. Morrissey has experience delivering Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and is trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Before joining the Child Mind Institute, Ms. Morrissey served as a social work intern for Henry Street Settlement’s PROS (Personalized Recovery Oriented Services) program. In this role, Ms. Morrissey provided counseling services and case management services to adults in a community mental health setting. Ms. Morrissey is experienced in delivering treatment in both group and individual modalities and has delivered treatment in school, community and home settings. In addition, Ms. Morrissey has served as the social work liaison for the Columbia Harlem Homelessness Medical Partnership.

Training:

  • Clinical Intern, Personalized Recovery Oriented Services (PROS), Henry Street Settlement
  • Motivational Interviewing, Columbia University School of Social Work
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Medical University of South Carolina

Education:

  • MSW (Expected 2022), Columbia University School of Social Work
  • MSEd, Special Education (Mild/ Moderate Disabilities), Simmons University
  • BA, Psychology, Simmons University