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Curriculum Vitae

The entirety of my professional experience

Morgan Blair, MA, LPCC, NCC
(she/her) 
Denver, Colorado 
artbymorganblair@gmail.com

Education

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Bachelor of Fine Arts 
Emphasis in Creative Writing and Art Therapy

August 2017

Northwestern University

Master of Art 
Clinical Mental Health Counseling

December 2020

Work History

Owner, Unpolished Journey

January 2016 - Present

I am the owner of Unpolished Journey. Unpolished Journey is an organization that offers mental health counseling in addition to advocacy and prevention for those struggling with eating disorders. In this role, I conduct individual counseling sessions, write articles, participate in trainings, and give presentations.

Writer, Self-Employed

August 2015 - Present

I have worked as both a content writer and copywriter for various organizations including Project Heal, Beating Eating Disorders, Road to Growth Counseling, Better Humans, and others.

Painter, Self-Employed

I paint commissioned large-scale abstract works.

August 2015 - Present

Mental Health Counselor, Mile High Mental Health

I worked as an individual counselor at a group practice in the Denver area. I treated individuals struggling with eating disorders, LGBTQ+ concerns, and trauma.

December 2020 - March 2022

Mental Health Counselor, Road to Growth

I worked as an individual mental health counselor at a group practice in the Denver area. In addition to treating individual clients, I also managed the social media accounts and wrote articles for the practice.

June 2019 - December 2020

Publications

Articles

Psychology Today

Coming Soon!

I will be a contributing writer to Psychology Today's website. I will be writing articles on eating disorder recovery in the neurodivergent and gender-expansive populations.

Better Humans

I write blog posts about self-improvement and mental health for Better Humans publication.

Contributing writer

Illumination

Contributing writer

I write blog posts for Illumination's publication on various topics including mental health, counseling, psychology, self-improvement, and self-care.

The Orange Journal

Contributing writer

I write blog posts about personal experiences relating to mental health, recovery, and self-improvement for The Orange Journal.

Project Heal

Contributing writer

I write blog posts about both my eating disorder recovery and treating clients who are recovering from eating disorders.

Beating Eating Disorders

I wrote blog posts for the organization for one year. I wrote on topics pertaining to eating disorder recovery and treatment approaches.

Contributing writer (2016-2017)

Personal Essays

Hippocampus

Hair

November Volume 2022

Twenty Bellows

Mom is a Bear

Summer Volume 2022

My Body, My Words

Body

Big Table Publishing Company, 2018

Runestone Literary Journal

Eleven

Volume Three, 2016

Stigma Fighters

Struggle

Osiris Ink, 2016

Books

Unpolished Journey

December 2019

Unpolished Journey - an uncensored look at recovery from an eating disorder and PTSD is a collection of short stories, poems, prose, and journal entries documenting my recovery journey.

Licenses/Certifications

Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate

LPCC.0018147
December 2020

Nationally Certified Counselor

May 2022

Registered Yoga Teacher

August 2018