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Cathleen M. Morey, PhD, LICSW

Director of Clinical Social Work

Cathleen M. Morey, PhD, LICSW

Director of Clinical Social Work

Education

  • BS from University of Massachusetts
  • MSW from Smith College School for Social Work
  • PhD in Social Work from Smith College School for Social Work
  • Graduate certificate program in Advanced Clinical Supervision at Smith College.
Cathleen M. Morey, PhD, LICSW, is the director of clinical social work at the Austen Riggs Center. She provides direct patient care, family consultation and family therapy, clinical supervision, education and training, case consultation, and administrative management of clinical social work staff.
Morey has previous clinical social work experience working in a wide range of mental health settings, including an inpatient psychiatric hospital, a correctional facility and community mental health settings.
Morey has been a volunteer with International Social Work Solutions for several years. ISWS has sponsored Morey to participate in several social work projects with international partner organizations. She has developed and presented a 2-day virtual Trauma Training Program for staff of a humanitarian NGO in the Democratic Republic of Congo. She has also partnered with a NYC non-profit agency to provide research consultation regarding data analysis of their work with under-resourced diabetic adults living in Uganda.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work
  • National Association of Social Workers
  • American Family Therapy Academy
  • The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis

Certificates/Appointments

  • Adjunct faculty of the Smith College School for Social Work
  • Austen Riggs social work consultant to the Association of Social Work Boards for social work continuing education accreditation

Research Interests

  • Organizational dynamics, system enactments, telehealth interventions, diversity, equity and inclusion, interdisciplinary treatment team functioning