Therapy - [from the Greek therapeia "healing"] A curative power or quality. Any act, task, program that relieves tensions or brings social adjustment. Therapist - A person skilled in a particular type of therapy.


As a cognitive behaavioral therapist (CBT), Mark Morris, LCSW specializes in anxiety, depression, bipolar illness, adjustment, anger, grief and loss, maintaining sobriety, relationships, and campus life at Tulane University and Loyola University of New Orleans. Mark offers powerful therapeutic tools that bring relief from emotional pain, increased self-knowledge, and improved relationships. Mark conducts individual therapy, group therapy, and couples counseling.

Mark is the first of only two Louisiana Diplomates certified in CBT by the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, which endorses “expert clinicians” using “exacting and rigorous standards.”

Mark also offers EMDR trauma treatment, common sense counselling and spiritual support. He has been certified by the NASW as an ACSW and QCSW. Mark has developed a technology that may be used to free oneself from anger and fear by choosing mental clarity and loving connection at any moment called Living Yes.


Mark's office is situated on vibrant Maple Street in uptown New Orleans, four blocks from the river bend (where Carrollton meets St. Charles). The office is eight blocks from Tulane University, two blocks from the St Charles Ave streetcar, and twelve blocks from the end of River Road in Jefferson Parish. Click here for a map: 7815 Maple Street, New Orleans, LA 70118. For directions, please clock here. Mark's telephone number is 504-388-7463.


Due to their quick and effective results, Mark focuses his practice on CBT for emotional regulation, EMDR Therapy to relieve past trauma, and Mindfulness / Meditation for connection to self and Spirit. Mark utilizes a structured approach and, at the same time, is adaptable and practical, catering to your specific needs.


Call Mark at 504-388-7463 to schedule an intake appointment.


Mark leads a regular, Thursday evening, easy meditation (open to all, by donation).

Mark accepts referrals from providers for an 8 week, 16 hour, CBT class. Please ask your doctor or primary mental health care provider for a referral.

Mark conducts a weekly Living Yes Group, open by invitation, for those who have demonstrated mastery of the Living Yes Principles.


Mark's unified approach is explored in his book LIVING YES, A HANDBOOK FOR BEING HUMAN. You may order and learn more about LIVING YES here. Sign up and download the free LIVING YES WORKBOOK here.

Click here to email Mark.

For more information about Mark's psychotherapy practice, insurance accepted, cost, CBT, EMDR, and other mental health services please visit the Extensive FAQ and other pages on this site.

Click here to read more about LIVING YES and here to download the free workbook.

Mark Morris, LCSW, 504-388-7463, 7815 Maple St, NOLA 70118