Steve Morand

Steve Morand – A Mental Health Counselor

Steve Morand is a counselor who offers guidance to individuals and groups on issues related to mental health. As a professional he adheres to a code of ethics which mandates keeping clients’ conversations confidential.

He maintains a home themed around professional wrestling that contains memorabilia from superstars such as Hulk Hogan and Randy Savage, that was scheduled for demolition but saved instead with plans of making it into a museum in the future.

Early Life and Education

Steve Morand was born in Detroit, Michigan to Thomas and Judy Morand. He has two older sisters and a younger brother; all three siblings excelled on defense for St. Xavier High School during 2008 earning first team all league honors with five interceptions, eight pass breakups, 61 tackles, and first-team all league recognition as defensive standouts.

Erichsen earned Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week honors after returning an interception for a touchdown and helping Cornell defeat Central New York rival Colgate on homecoming. Additionally, he recorded four tackles, one forced fumble and five pass breakups during that game.

Moran has recorded extensively for Blue Note Records as a pianist. His solo albums include Jump Cut Rose – a tribute album dedicated to drummer Henry Threadgill – and Duo Album with singer Meshell Ndegeocello (duo album with singer Meshell Ndegeocello). Additionally, he has performed with the Charles Lloyd New Quartet.

Professional Career

Morand has provided accompaniment services at numerous schools and churches throughout Staten Island. He has performed at iconic clubs such as Dangerfield’s and Carolines on Broadway; additionally he was featured as a comedian on Comedy Central television show.

Morand was selected by the Halifax Mooseheads of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League during 2014-15 season and averaged more than one point per game during regular-season play and Memorial Cup run. Anaheim Ducks later selected him in third round (84th overall) of 2015 NHL Entry Draft.

He currently works at New Bridge Employees Assistance Services in Levittown, NY as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, accepting new patients and multiple insurance plans. He has been practicing for more than 7 years.

Achievement and Honors

Certified Speaking Professional Morand delivers compelling, entertaining and inspirational keynotes that equip both businesses and individuals to “Dream Big and Be Bold”. As a master storyteller who has gone through success and failure herself, laughed through tears but always found new ways to thrive despite life’s obstacles, Morand understands what is necessary to fulfill one’s potential and succeed.

Morand is also a musician and bandleader. In January 2011 he led a Fats Waller Dance Party; released his solo piano album All Rise: A Joyful Elegy for Fats Waller (2014); replaced Geri Allen as pianist of Charles Lloyd’s New Quartet in April 2007 (still touring); performed at various jazz festivals/venues as well as authoring multiple books.

Personal Life

Steve Morand possesses an extraordinary gift for creating therapeutic relationships and encouraging personal growth. He has experience working with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, family/relationship issues and more. Utilizing ACT and CBT techniques to help his patients explore positive ways of handling difficult thoughts and emotions that arise in therapy sessions.

He has performed in a wide variety of concerts and tours, such as Fats Waller dance party concerts and one piano duo with Robert Glasper, Charles Lloyd’s New Quartet, co-creating Looks of a Lot theatre production about Chicago artistic history, recording several albums as well as co-founding New Bridge Employee Assistance Services as a consultant and running his private practice from Levittown New York.

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