Dr. Morton received his Master’s and Doctorate degrees in clinical psychology from Pacific University in Portland, Oregon. He completed his predoctoral internship at Metropolitan State Hospital, a state psychiatric facility outside of Los Angeles, CA, with emphases in evaluation of patients in a long-term forensic setting. He then completed a one year postdoctoral residency in Neuropsychology and Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation psychology at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in Downey, CA.
At Rancho Dr. Morton’s work focused on evaluation of patients with a wide variety of neurological injury and disease including traumatic brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, and various neurological illnesses. He then moved to Massachusetts to complete a two-year fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School.
In the McLean/HMS program Dr. Morton specialized in the evaluation of patients across the life-span with special emphasis in neuropsychological evaluation of adults with complex psychiatric presentations, evaluations of older adults with dementia and other forms of progressive neurological disease, and comprehensive evaluations of children and adolescents with complex, learning, emotional, and/or behavioral challenges.
Following his fellowship at McLean, Dr. Morton went on to join Franciscan Hospital for Children as a full time neuropsychologist working with children and adolescents with complex learning, emotional, behavioral, and/or developmental challenges.
Dr. Morton has been in private practice working with children and adolescents for over 10 years.