J. Gregory Briggs, Ph.D., LMFT

In 2017, Dr. Briggs established the The Briggs Institute, Inc. as the post-graduate supervision component of his private practice. To learn more about Dr. Briggs' private practice, click here.

Dr. Briggs has served as clinical director of the marriage and family therapy program at Lipscomb University since 2014. He completed his Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy at Purdue University and earned his M.S. in Marital and Family Therapy at the Family Institute at Northwestern University.

Dr. Briggs is a licensed marriage and family therapist, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Approved Supervisor, AAMFT Clinical Fellow, assistant professor, and director of the Lipscomb Family Therapy Center. His areas of research and special clinical interest include marriage and health, research informed clinical practice, couple conflict, divorce, sexual and physical trauma, sex therapy, parenting issues, mood disorders, anxiety, depression, and substance abuse. Dr. Briggs practices an evidence-based approach to therapy that includes cognitive-behavioral and emotionally focused interventions.

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Chris J. Gonzalez, Ph.D., LMFT

Dr. Gonzalez completed his Ph.D. in Family Social Science at the University of Minnesota and earned his M.MFT at the Marriage and Family Therapy Program at Abilene Christian University.

Dr. Gonzalez is a licensed marriage and family therapist, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Approved Supervisor, AAMFT Clinical Fellow, associate professor, and program director of the marriage and family therapy program at Lipscomb University. His areas of research and special clinical interest include couple therapy, pre-marital therapy, adolescents, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, spirituality issues, and parenting. Dr. Gonzalez practices an evidence-based approach to therapy that includes narrative therapy, solution focused, and client-directed and outcome-informed interventions.

Dave M. Morgan, Ed.D., LMFT

Dr. Morgan completed his Ed.D. in Leadership, Policy, and Organizational Development at Vanderbilt University and earned his M.MFT at the Marriage and Family Therapy Program at Trevecca Nazarene University.

Dr. Morgan is a licensed marriage and family therapist, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Approved Supervisor, AAMFT Clinical Fellow, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Master Practitioner, and assistant professor in the marriage and family therapy program at Lipscomb University. His areas of research and special clinical interest include student and organizational development, the application of personality type theory to a variety of developmental issues, adjustment disorders, family-of-origin issues, the transition to adulthood, as well as relationship, dating, premarital, and marital issues. Dr. Morgan uses an integrated treatment model that includes elements of Bowenian Family Systems Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, among others.