Morgan Sammons, PhD, ABBP

Morgan T. Sammons, PhD, ABPP, is the Executive Officer of the National Register of Health Service Psychologists. He has a long history of leadership and advocacy in the profession, including many years’ experience working with the National Register. He is a US Navy Captain, serving as the Specialty Leader for Navy Clinical Psychology and the Navy Surgeon General’s special assistant for psychological health and traumatic brain injury. Dr. Sammons is a diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology (Clinical), and a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. He contributes regularly to professional literature and presents widely on issues pertaining to clinical practice, psychopharmacology and the advancement of psychology.

IIBHN 2020 Presentation(s):

Psychopharmacology Update for Integrated Healthcare Clinicians.
Saturday, April 4th, 2020. 8:30 – 5:30
Conference Room 110C

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand changes in the healthcare delivery system that affect psychologists and psychotropic medications.
  • Understand novel theoretical approaches to the use of psychopharmacological agents that may affect their clinical utilization.
  • Participants will gain an appreciation of the research supporting combined use of pharmacological and psychosocial interventions for common mental disorders.
  • Understand clinical theories of mechanism of action of common classes of psychotropic drugs.
  • Participants will gain detailed knowledge of specific classes of psychotropic drugs, to include antidepressants, antipsychotics, anxiolytics, psychostimulants, mood stabilizers and cognitive enhancers.
  • Understand clinical issues surrounding the use of the above classes of medication, to include doses, side effects, and interactions with other prescribed and unprescribed substances.
Raoul RolfesMorgan Sammons, PhD, ABBP