Leylee Morris is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has worked with individuals and groups in private practice, community mental health, higher education, and inpatient mental health services. She has advocated for and worked alongside adults, children, and groups experiencing issues related to shame, relationship difficulties, depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, stress reduction, and life transitions.
Leylee’s passion lies in helping others find healing and understanding. Her work as a counselor is rooted in deep compassion, playfulness, and acceptance to create a safe space to heal, grow, and thrive. She believes that the therapy process should be geared towards self-exploration and healing in which you as the client determine the direction and depth of therapy. She is client-centered and holds the belief that everyone has an innate capacity to flourish. During each session, she will incorporate mindfulness techniques, interpersonal neurobiology, somatic experiencing interventions, and narrative therapy.
Leylee was born and raised in Laredo, TX and speaks Spanish fluently. She received a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Texas A&M International University in Laredo, TX. She is also a spouse of a U.S. Army veteran. She has previously served as a community educator in increasing civilian knowledge on how to assist service members, veterans, and their families experiencing mental health symptoms and/or mental health crisis. Leylee feels privileged to hold space for the military community.