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Latter-day Saint psychologist: A scriptural recipe for enduring trials

by Dr. David T. Morgan, Contributor | August 18, 2021

I used to believe that a life free of trials was the most desirable. I figured that if I were just righteou...

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Latter-day Saint psychologist: What the war chapters teach on turning fear to trust

by Dr. David T. Morgan, Contributor | July 29, 2021

Some years ago, I was taught by Elder David A. Bednar in a stake conference. It was one of the spiritual hi...

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Latter-day Saint psychologist: Navigating the (sometimes) rough road to happiness

by Dr. David T. Morgan, Contributor | July 2, 2021

Our youngest child just graduated from high school. It was a strange experience, sitting in the same footba...

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Latter-day Saint psychologist: How reframing tragedy can lead to joy

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

Recently, I had the blessed privilege to speak live and in person to the amazing women of the Prosper Texas...

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Latter-day Saint psychologist: Why certain challenges persist

by Dr. David T. Morgan, Contributor | April 22, 2021

I recently received an email from a friend looking for advice. He related how he has been diagnosed with ma...

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Latter-day Saint psychologist: Why the obedient are supported in trials rather than protected from them

by Dr. David T. Morgan, Contributor | March 25, 2021

My dear grandmother recently passed away just a few days shy of her 100th birthday. My father tells the sto...

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Latter-day Saint psychologist: 3 tips to strengthen relationships

by Dr. David T. Morgan, Contributor

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

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 | 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 | Makes You Think

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