Tech Use in Couple Relationships

Mental Health America of Spartanburg County and the 2023 Educational Series host for July…”Tech Use in Couple Relationships” presented by Dr. Morgan Strickland

Overall Purpose

The purpose of this session is to educate the community about the signs and symptoms, as well as the risk factors, for developing postpartum depression including psychological and biological changes.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion, participants will be able to…

  1. Identify the signs of and how to better assess for problematic technology use in couple relationships.
  2. Identify and use effective interventions and treatment strategies for problematic technology use.
  3. Identify and understand ways that technology can be used to enhance relational outcomes.

Meet Our Expert Presenter
Morgan Strickland, PhD, LMFTS

Dr. Morgan Strickland, PhD, LMFTS is an Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) and the Associate Program Director for the MFT program at Converse University. She provides supervision to students in their second year of the masters program through the partnership Converse shares with Emerge Family Therapy clinic. Morgan provides individual, couple, and family therapy within her small private practice and has worked in both traditional therapeutic settings and integrated healthcare settings. Her research focuses on family violence and how survivors can remain resilient to adverse outcomes. She is interested in how violence is perpetuated through communication technologies and how MFTs and other mental health professionals can better assess and intervene in this pervasive problem. Her dissertation on cyber dating abuse won the 2020 AAMFT Foundation Graduate Student Research Award. She and her husband, Geoffrey, live in Inman with their one-year-old daughter Madi and enjoy spending time outside as a family and playing in an adult sand volleyball league.

Webinar Recording

Upcoming Events
Educational Series

We are offering hybrid sessions for our 2023 educational series! With our new hybrid model, we are offering event registration through Eventbrite.

You can find brief descriptions about each event and register ahead of time by clicking “Register here.”

If you would like to attend virtually, the Zoom registration link can be found in the event description. If you would like to attend in-person, select “reserve a spot.” Hybrid sessions will be hosted at EMERGE Family Therapy.

More information about each session is coming soon!