Morgan by the numbers:
6 average days per year spent wearing matching socks
15 countries visited
52 intended number of hikes per year
11 total lifetime chicken ownership
Morgan Lyons received her master’s in social work from the University of Chicago. Prior to her work at the Portland DBT institute, Morgan served as a mental health provider in several community agencies, where she gained experience supporting people struggling with substance use, interpersonal violence, self harm, and severe and persistent mental illness. In addition to being committed to the process of DBT, Morgan values compassion and anti-oppressive practices in her work. She strives to embody these as a provider.
Morgan is especially passionate about helping folks connect to what matters to them, and loves supporting them in building skills to live lives that feel meaningful, even on hard days. She is part of the Substance Use team at PDBTI.