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    Eric Morse Name: Eric Morse, MD
    Title: Team Physchiatrist
    Education: Undergraduate - Northwestern University
    Medical - Northwestern University
    Internship - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Residency - University of Maryland

    Dr. Eric Morse is a sport psychiatrist who works with professional, college, and youth athletes and teams. Board certified in both general and addiction psychiatry, he specializes in a large variety of performance difficulties. Dr. Morse is also the President of the International Society for Sport Psychiatry.

    His treatment approaches include performance enhancement therapy, motivational interviewing, biofeedback, cognitive behavioral therapy, group therapy, individual therapy, and medication management.

    After graduating from Northwestern University Medical School, Dr. Morse completed his residency training in psychiatry at the University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill and his addiction psychiatry fellowship at the University of Maryland.

    He travels frequently to work with teams and businesses. Working with busy professionals and athletes, Dr. Morse is willing to have phone visits. The initial appointment would need to be face to face.

    Dr. Morse has a busy Suboxone (buprenorphine/naloxone) maintenance program for opioid dependence within his private practice at the American Institute of Healthcare and Fitness. Dr. Morse works for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)'s Physician Clinical Support System as a mentor to help train other physicians on the proper treatment of opioid dependence. He helps people recover from many addictions and mental illnesses.

    PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
    International Society for Sport Psychiatry - President, Membership Chair
    Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology
    American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry
    American Psychiatric Association
    North Carolina Psychiatric Association
    American Group Psychotherapy Association

    SPORT EXPERIENCE
    Currently serving as North Carolina State University Wolfpack's sport psychiatrist (2006-present)
    Served as a sport psychiatrist to the University of Maryland Terrapins (2004-2006)
    Established a Sports Assistance Program at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (2002-2005)
    Worked with the Baltimore Orioles Team Assistance Program, making clubhouse visits to many of their minor league teams including Bowie Baysox, Frederick Keys, Delmarva Shorebirds, and Aberdeen Ironbirds (2002-2004)
    Consulted with the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Sports Medicine Department (2001-2002)

    PRESENTATIONS
    A workshop, "Carolina Performance: An Integrated Sport Psychology & Sport Psychiatry Practice," presented to the Association of Applied Sport Psychology's annual conference in Louisville, Kentucky on October 25, 2007.
    "Sport Psychiatry," Grand Rounds given at Cooper/Robert Wood Johnson Hospitals in Camden, NJ University on June12, 2007.
    "Recognizing Mental Illness in Athletes" given to U of Maryland Sports Medicine on August 4, 2006.
    "Sexual Orientation and Sports" at the ISSP Symposium at the American Psychiatric Association meeting in Toronto, Canada on May 22, 2006.
    "Treating the Addicted Athlete" at the ISSP scientific session at the American Psychiatric Association meeting in Toronto, Canada on May 21, 2006.
    "Exercise Dependence" given at the ISSP scientific session at the APA in Atlanta, GA on May 22, 2005.
    "Anabolic Steroids: Are They Addictive?" presented to the Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship seminar at the University of Maryland on March 28, 2005.
    Grand Rounds given at St Louis University on "Sport Psychiatry" on March 15, 2005.
    "Anabolic Steroids" discussed on a talk show, "Talkin' Back" on WCBM-680 in Baltimore hosted by Dr. Alan Sokoloff on January 5, 2005.
    "Disordered Eating in Athletes" given to UMBC athletes in PHED class on November 10, 2004.
    "Establishing a University-Based Sports Assistance Program" to the annual sport psychology AAASP conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota on September 30, 2004.
    "Keeping Athletes Out of Trouble" given with Stacy Robinson, NFL Players Associations Director of Player Development, to the ISSP Symposium at the APA in New York City on May 4, 2004.
    "Eating Disorders in Athletes" given to the ISSP Scientific Session at the APA conference in New York City on May 2, 2004.
    "Coaching Developmentally" given to the American Academy for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in Miami Beach, FL on October 17, 2003.

    PUBLICATIONS
    Associate Editor of the Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology and author of "ISSP News" and "Sport Psychiatry Corner" in the journal Guest Editor of the Clinics in Sports Medicine's "The Interface Between Sport Psychiatry and Sports Medicine" (October 2005)
    McDuff DR, Morse ED, White RK. Professional and collegiate team assistance programs: services and utilization patterns. Clin Sports Med. 2005 Oct; 24 (4): 943-58.
    Currie A, Morse ED. Eating disorders in athletes: managing the risks. Clin Sports Med. 2005 Oct; 24 (4): 871-83.

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