About Dr. Elizabeth O'Keefe

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Hello, I'm Dr. Elizabeth O'Keefe-Morse (Dr. O'Keefe).  If you are reading this, it most likely means you or someone you love is struggling emotionally.  I would be happy to assist you in finding healthy ways to manage sadness, anxiety, or stress, cope with painful or traumatic experiences, and increase your self-esteem.


As a therapist, I strive to be compassionate, genuine, and to help clients draw on their inner strengths.  I'd be happy to share more information during a free 15 minute phone consultation.



Background & Experience

Dr. O'Keefe is a licensed psychologist and certified school psychologist.  She completed her undergraduate work at Fordham University and received her doctorate in a combined School & Community Psychology program from Hofstra University.  Her New York state license number is 019862.    In terms of technical specifics of practice, Dr. O'Keefe uses a combination of empirically validated therapies, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (including Trauma-Focused CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and mindfulness strategies.  

  

Professional Development (Partial List):


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-1) Certification [2019]
  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy - Level 1 [2019]
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions Clinical Training [2017]
  • Diagnosis of Mental Illness in Intellectual Disabilities Clinical Training [2016]
  • Certified Interviewer & Trainer in Person Centered Planning: Personal Outcome Measures.  Training provided by CQL – the Council on Quality and Leadership [2015]
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Training Course.  Training provided by the National Crime Victims Research & Treatment Center [2014]