Who We Are
Jared Morgan, ASW
Jared Morgan, ASW, serves as the Government Relations Manager at Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County and is a Part-time Instructor at California State University Northridge in the Department of Social Work. Jared received his master of social work (MSW) from the University of Southern California. He began public service work in the office of Senator Barbara Boxer where he served as a Constituent Representative. He advocated for constituents having issues with the federal agency. After leaving Senator Boxer’s office, he returned to Los Angeles to work for Representative Karen Bass, where he served as an Aide to the Congresswoman. Since leaving public service, Jared worked at Westside Family Health Center, where he still continues to work, in a limited capacity, providing counseling and mental health prevention services for the underserved and uninsured population. He is currently working towards becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and is being supervised by his co-host, Dr. Lipscomb. Jared was appointed to the Equity and Human Relations Advisory Committee by the city council of Culver City in 2020. His passions include: being a father, riding motorcycles, grilling/smoking meat, and reading.
Dr. Allen Lipscomb, PsyD, LCSW
Dr. Allen Lipscomb, PsyD, LCSW is a clinical psychologist and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of California. Dr. Lipscomb received his doctorate in Psychology (Psy.D.) with a clinical emphasis in marriage, family and child psychotherapy from Ryokan College and his master of social work (MSW) from the University of Southern California. Upon completing his doctorate, he earned a certification in mixed-methods community based research from the University of Michigan in the School of Social Work. In addition, Dr. Lipscomb studied diversity and inclusion practices for human resources within organizations through Cornell University; earning a certification from the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell. Dr. Lipscomb specializes in providing anti-oppressive and inclusive mental health services to individuals, children, youth and families of color. He has worked in collaboration with Alhambra Unified School District; Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services; Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health; Los Angeles County Department of Probation; Los Angeles Unified School District and California Community Care Licensing.
His areas of research are centered on the psychiatric epidemiology among racialized and marginalized individuals who have experienced trauma (i.e. complex trauma, traumatic-grief and race-based trauma). Specifically, Dr. Lipscomb has conducted numerous qualitative research studies on racialized Black identified men across the Black/African Diaspora exploring their grief, loss and complex-trauma experiences.