Setting Healthy Family Boundaries

Dr. Bifano discusses setting healthy family boundaries. She addresses the importance of balancing the perspectives and expectations of the multiple members of the family and the definition of self-care.


Morgan Bifano, PsyD

Morgan Bifano, PsyD, is a staff psychologist for Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Pediatric Psychology Consultation Service Program. She provides psychological therapy services to patients across settings at Kennedy Krieger Institute outpatient clinics and Johns Hopkins Children’s Hospital’s medical inpatient units and selected outpatient medical clinics. She completed two years of postdoctoral fellowship with Kennedy Krieger Institute in the Child and Family Therapy Clinic and the Pediatric Psychology Consultation Program. She specializes in working with medically complex children and military families seen at Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins Children’s Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland and the surrounding community.

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This podcast—moderated by Dr. Daniel Elchert—is part of a series that covers topics of interest for consumers who would like to learn more about psychology. These episodes are intended for general information and discussion purposes only and do not provide formal recommendations or clinical advice. Please consult with a licensed professional for your mental health concerns.

Dr. Elchert recently completed his doctorate in counseling psychology from the University of Iowa, where he also earned a master’s degree in educational measurement and statistics. He completed an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship at Michigan State University and currently lives in the Washington, DC, area.