Our Team: Counselors

Joanne Rohrer Morton, MSW, LSW

Licensed Social Worker

Joanne Morton is a licensed social worker with a master’s in social work from Columbia University. She has more than 35 years of experience working in diverse settings such as community mental health, home health, hospice, and life-planning communities. Joanne has worked with elders, adults, couples and teens as they have transitioned throughout their lifespan. Her approach is eclectic, integrative, and strength-based, viewing therapy as working best when it can be focused and tailored to each unique individual, while also recognizing the importance and value of diversity. Phase of life concerns, living with illness, unresolved grief and loss, anxiety, depression, relationship issues and personal growth are a few of Joanne’s focal areas. She strives to create a secure, caring, and collaborative relationship so therapy can be a place one feels fully heard, understood, and respected, which is conducive to new insights, growth, and change.

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Upcoming Programs & Events

Change Through Compassion Spring WorkshopMarch 31 - May 26

The eight-week online workshop provides participants with the opportunity to gain experience in mindfulness and self-compassion practices.

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Sea Glass GalaMay 5

Enjoy an evening of live music, dinner and raffle items at Bent Creek Country Club on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at 5 p.m., and support Samaritan in subsidizing fees for individuals, families and children who have little or no financial resources.

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Change Through Compassion Core Skills IntensiveJuly 14 - July 22

The summer Change Through Compassion Core Skills Intensive provides participants with an introduction to the practices of mindfulness & self-compassion.

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