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Leesa Scott-Morrow PhD, JD, LP

Dr. Scott-Morrow completed a PhD in Clinical Psychology in 1990, at the University of North Texas. Dr. Scott-Morrow also completed a degree in law at Indiana University School of Law in 2002. 

Dr. Scott-Morrow is a practicing fully licensed clinical psychologist for 26 years. Dr. Scott-Morrow’s practice has always involved a blend of clinical work, teaching and writing. Dr. Scott-Morrow served as attending faculty in the Family Practice Residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch; served as faculty in the Psychiatry Residency at the Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Scott-Morrow served as faculty at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, in the Division of TMD and Orofacial Pain, and also within the Department of Neurosurgery Facial Pain Clinic, at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine. Dr. Scott-Morrow currently holds a position with Health Partners Interventional Pain Management in the Department of Neurosciences. Dr. Scott-Morrow regularly speaks on a national level regarding the management of medically complex patients who have significant psychological overlay.

Dr. Scott-Morrow provided compensation and pension examinations for military personnel through the Veteran’s Administration System from 2006 to 2016. These are medical-legal examinations used to identify (if present) mental illness that is service related (typically Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, but also other psychopathology). In cases where a mental health related disability was present, Dr. Scott-Morrow provided an estimate of the degree to which the disability reduces quality of life, and opine regarding likely course. Dr. Scott-Morrow has provided expert testimony in numerous personal injury cases, civil suits, and criminal cases involving a wide range of issues, including those pertaining to homicide; MVA related litigation; commercial airline crash related psychological injury; posttraumatic stress disorder; mild traumatic brain injury; chronic pain; and child custody matters. Dr. Scott-Morrow has provided numerous professional continuing education seminars on bioethics and medical malpractice risk aversion.

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