Catherine Morrill

Catherine Morrill, M.Div., LMFT

Phone: 714-262-4445, ext. 2
Catherine’s background: Clinical counseling practice, Co-founder and Director of the Soul Restoration Project, speaker, writer, author of The River program.

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Areas of special focus:
  • Couples and relationship issues
  • Grief and loss
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Trauma (EMDR)
  • Childhood wounds and abuse
  • Spiritual integration
  • Clinical supervision

$170 per 50 minute hour, limited sliding scale available (an invoice can be provided upon request for you to submit to your insurance company)


Catherine is a Marriage and Family Therapist, Clinical Supervisor, and the Director of the Soul Restoration Project.  She works with adults, teens and couples seeking healing and growth.  She helps create a safe, collaborative space where the together present and past issues can be explored, understood and transformed.

Her areas of clinical focus include issues related to self-worth, childhood wounds, trauma, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, couples therapy, relationship recovery and relational blocks to professional growth.

Catherine values the developmental process of each person. She believes that attentiveness to the details of relational and emotional patterns, and understanding unmet needs and unfinished processes of growth provide the keys to creating change.  From a theoretical standpoint, this is known as psychodynamic psychotherapy. Though sometimes brief in nature, usually this is longer term work because of the deeper level of change desired. She furthers her work as a psychodynamic therapist through participation in a consultation and learning group at the Listening Perspectives Study Center. Catherine also integrates other practices, such as EMDR (to treat trauma), into this general orientation. She is alumni of the EMDR basic training and an active member of EMDRIA. Catherine is also a certified Prepare-Enrich facilitator, a helpful tool for couples.

Many of her clients desire to grow emotionally and relationally in such a way that their spiritual growth and relationship/psychological growth are integrated. And sometimes recovery from negative spiritual experiences and beliefs is an important component of growth. For those who desire it, the integration of Christian spirituality and psychology provides a holistic approach. Catherine’s experience as a pastor and years in full-time ministry also help her connect with some of the particular needs of those in full-time ministry.

Catherine has a BA in Religion from Barnard College (Columbia University), a Master’s of Divinity from Fuller Seminary and a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Hope International University. Her educational experiences richly shape her life and work.

Catherine gives out of the wealth that she has gained, educationally, clinically and in her own process of spiritual and relational growth.

She is in the process of publishing, “Soul Work: Transformation from the Inside Out,” a resource used by thousands pursuing deeper relational healing and discipleship of the soul. She also speaks here and there — at various churches and conferences.

You are invited to visit Catherine’s blog at

“It takes a lot of courage to make a first appointment for therapy! Even before we meet, even if you feel like you’re making the appointment as a last resort for healing, I respect your courage to begin therapy. I look forward to offering a safe space where together we can uncover and process unmet needs, losses, fears and desires for connection… where you experience being seen and cared for in the deep parts of the soul. In this process I trust that the intimacy, acceptance, change, relief and creativity you need will emerge! I hope to hear from you.”


Please email me or call me (714.262.4445, ext 2) with questions or to set up an appointment.


Santa Ana
  1801-F Parkcourt Place, Suite 205
  Santa Ana, CA 92701
Long Beach
  6621 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 110
  Long Beach, CA 90803