Dr. Mandy Morrill, NCC, LMHC
University of Memphis
Doctorate in Mental Health Counseling
Dr. Mandy Morrill is a Nationally Board-Certified Counselor (NCC) and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). She has a strong belief in the ability of people to heal and change. She received a Doctorate in Counseling and a Master’s degree in mental health counseling, both from nationally accredited programs. Dr. Morrill has practiced, supervised, researched, and taught in a wide variety of specialty areas of mental health and wellness. She has experience working with individuals, couples, families & groups regarding a multitude of issues including grief, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, trauma, and life transitions (such as job transitions, moving, and divorce).
Her focus is strength-based and she uses a humanistic and positive approach to therapy which integrates who you are as a person into a plan for treatment. Through her experiences practicing, supervising, teaching, and researching, Dr. Morrill has gained the perspective that the most important aspect for effective therapy is for the therapist to empower and bring out resilience in the client. You are the expert on your life; I would love to help you find your strength.”
Dr. Mandy Morrill joined the faculty at Valparaiso University in 2010 and serves as the program director for the graduate program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She also served for 8 years as the clinical training coordinator for the same program. Dr. Morrill’s primary research interest involves examining the long-term consequences of abusive sibling relationships. Within this sphere of research, Dr. Morrill also studies gender issues related to abuse and has published research regarding male victimization and female perpetration. Additionally, she has engaged in research related to the impact of sibling abuse on interpersonal competencies and self-esteem. Dr. Morrill has presented her research at national conferences and has facilitated a number of workshops for clinicians regarding supervision, and domestic violence issues. Dr. Morrill has been interviewed regarding her research on abuse in multiple countries and has been a featured guest on Radio Health Journal. Dr. Morrill brings her clinical experience to her teaching, research and supervision as she has practiced in domestic violence shelters, worked in addiction treatment centers, served as a court advocate and rape crisis counselor, and has counseled, as well as advocated, for both men and women recovering from abuse and trauma.
Marital and Premariatl
Trauma and PTSD
Trauma and PTSD
Age SpecialtiesElders (65+)
Types of TherapyIndividuals
Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors