Dr. Morais Lee Cassell
PhD, LPC, NCC, MA, MS
Behavioral Health Specialist/Therapist
Licensed Professional Counselor
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI, Georgia) Program Specialist
C3 - In This Together, Director
Dr. Morais L. Cassell is a Behavioral Health Specialist/Therapist. A Licensed Professional Counselor - LPC012626. A graduate of Liberty University's Master's and PhD programs, Department of Counselor Education & Family Studies
School of Behavioral Sciences. He is certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors as an NCC ("National Certified Counselor"- NCC#1140359). Dr. Morais is a certified QPR instructor in suicide awareness by the QPR institute (NBCC Provider#5889). As part of his postgraduate studies, Dr. Cassell holds a certificate in Pharmacology from Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Morais Cassell’s counseling experience spans varied environments including: a youth crisis hotline, hospital emergency room, mobile crisis unit, mental health center, crisis stabilization unit, collaborative care in primary care and psychiatric clinics, middle and high school, tele-mental health, and faith-based communities. He utilizes integrated (Traditional and Faith-Based), best-practices, evidence based, clinical counseling expertise, counselor education knowledge, and tele-mental health approaches to create a unique and hope-filled environment for clients and professionals.
Dr. Morais currently serves as program specialist for NAMI Georgia, the National Alliance on Mental Illness in Georgia, where he provides collaborative care, trains and certifies first responders (police officers, school resource officers, EMTS, clinicians), educators, families, students, healthcare providers, lawyers, and community leaders with the strategies they will need to "End The Silence, Shame & Stigma" of Mental Illness & Suicide within their environments. He is also is a founding member of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee for NAMI, Georgia.
As an educator, Dr. Morais has served in elementary, middle, and high schools, as a teacher, dean, and school therapist.
Dr. Cassell has also been a guest lecturer on mental health at: Fordham University (New York), The College at Brockport State University of New York, Georgia Southern University, and Central Georgia Technical College.
Dr. Morais resides near Atlanta (Middle Georgia), U.S.A., along with his wife Diane and daughter Alethe Cassell. He is actively involved with his community and church.