Bio: John J. Murphy, Ph.D.
John Murphy is a Professor of Psychology & counseling at the University of Central Arkansas, a former finalist for NASP School Psychologist of the Year, and an internationally recognized practitioner, author, and trainer of collaborative, solution-focused approaches with young people, families, and school problems. He taught in public schools before working as a full-time school psychologist in Covington (KY, USA) Public Schools for 13 years. Dr. Murphy continues to provide therapeutic and consultation services to young people, adults, families, schools, and other agencies. His books have been translated into multiple languages, including the recent 3rd edition of the award-winning book, Solution-Focused Counseling in Schools. His work is featured in the NY Times bestseller Switch and the DVD training series, Child Therapy with the Experts. Dr. Murphy serves as a consultant and trainer for the North American Chinese Psychological Association (NACPA) and a Project Director with the Heart & Soul of Change Project, an international research/advocacy group that promotes respectful, client-directed services for marginalized persons of all ages and circumstances. He is a sought-after keynote and workshop speaker who has presented to thousands of helping professionals, teachers, parents, and others throughout the US, Europe, China, Japan, New Zealand, Vietnam, Canada, and elsewhere. His workshops are consistently rated as practical and inspiring.
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