Blaise Morrison, PhD, CRC, PC

Assistant Professor
Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
(919) 843-7385


  • PhD, Rehabilitation Psychology: University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Internship in Clinical Psychology: WVU Medicine – University Healthcare
  • MRC, Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling: Bowling Green State University
  • BA, Bowling Green State University

Courses Taught

  • CRMH 700 Foundations of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling
  • CRMH 810 Internship Seminar
  • CRMH 802 Practicum in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling

Research Interests

Psychosocial adjustment to disability; caregiver and family QOL issues; employment, participation, and QOL outcomes in persons with spinal cord injury/TBI/Stroke; intervention development; psychiatric rehabilitation; health promotion and wellness (including mindfulness); Alzheimer’s and related neurocognitive disorders; the impact of family functioning and family systems on rehabilitation and participation outcomes in persons with disability

Professional Societies

  • National Council on Rehabilitation Education
  • American Counseling Association
  • American Rehabilitation Counseling Association
  • American Psychological Association (Division 22 – Rehabilitation Psychology)

Recent Publications

Haley, K.L., Jacks, A., Morrison, B., & Richardson, J.D. (in press). Balance and preference in activity participation for informal caregivers of people with aphasia: A questionnaire study. Aphasiology. Doi: 10.1080/02687038.2019.1659936

Morrison, B., Phillips, B., Jones, J., Przybelski, R., & Huck, G. (2019). The impact of risk and resistance factors on quality of life in caregivers of individuals with dementia. Clinical Gerontologist. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/07317115.2019.1572039

Huck, G.E., Mahr, M., Morrison, B., Finnicum, C., & Umucu, E. (2019). Barriers to physical activity among assertive community treatment participants: A mixed-methods analysis. Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling, 50(2), 102-117.

Huck, G., Finnicum, C., Morrison, B., Kaseroff, A., & Umucu, E. (2018). Consumer perspectives on physical activity interventions within assertive community treatment programs. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 41(4), 312-318. doi: 10.1037/prj0000311

Hanson, M., Morrison, B., Jones, J, Jackson, D., Almane, D., Seidenberg, M., Zhao, Q., Rathouz, P., & Hermann, B. (March 2017). Control groups in paediatric epilepsy research: Do-first degree cousins show familial effects? Epileptic Disorders, 19(1), 49-58.

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