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Latter-day Saint psychologist: 3 tips to strengthen relationships

by Dr. David T. Morgan, Contributor | February 26, 2021

Consider the following situations:  A pair of siblings grew up in a home characterized by sarcasm and ...

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Latter-day Saint psychologist: Finding happiness regardless of your circumstance

by Dr. David T. Morgan, Contributor | January 27, 2021

When I was little, I begged my parents to let me stay up until midnight on New Year’s Eve. I wanted t...

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Latter-day Saint psychologist: What the First Vision teaches about managing personal challenges

by Dr. David T. Morgan, Contributor | January 5, 2021 | Makes You Think

This article was originally published by  LDS Living in March 2020.  Many years ago, I recall hea...

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Latter-day Saint psychologist: Are mental health challenges more prominent now than in the past?

by Dr. David T. Morgan, Contributor | December 16, 2020 | Makes You Think

I have been a licensed psychologist for almost 20 years. I often get asked whether I think mental health ch...

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Latter-day Saint psychologist: Tips to reduce anxiety—3 things to consider

by Dr. David T. Morgan, Contributor | November 24, 2020 | Makes You Think

Not long ago, I was at Walt Disney World with family. We were in line for one of the more intense attractio...

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Latter-day Saint psychologist: Why I believe spirituality can help mental health

by Dr. David T. Morgan, Contributor | October 9, 2020 | Makes You Think

As a mental health professional whose desire is to help people with mental health concerns, I was dismayed ...

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Latter-day Saint psychologist: Anxiety and depression are not sins (but the Savior's Atonement still helps)

by Dr. David T. Morgan, Contributor | September 29, 2020 | Makes You Think

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has provided wonderful mental health resources in recent ye...

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'There's never an end': The surprising response President Nelson gave to a Primary child's question that changed my understanding of the gospel

by Dr. David T. Morgan, Contributor | Makes You Think

The April 2020 general conference was like no other. Broadcasting from a small auditorium, there was no gen...

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Gospel burnout: 3 helpful solutions from a Latter-day Saint psychologist

by Dr. David T. Morgan, Contributor | Makes You Think

COVID-19 has introduced major disruptions into our society, including into the Lord’s restored church. We c...

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Latter-day Saint Psychologist: How to reach our potential for happiness

by Dr. David T. Morgan, Contributor | Makes You Think

When I was about 13 years of age, a new family moved into our ward. They had a 12-year-old son. He and I ha...