Megan J. Murphy, Ph.D., LMFT

Professor and Director, Couple and Family Therapy Program

Megan Murphy


Megan Murphy is the director of the masters program in Couple and Family Therapy. She teaches graduate-level courses on ethics, diversity and therapy models.

I have two boxers -- Eabha and Fergus -- who keep me on my toes!

Select Publications

Harvey, R. G., Murphy, M. J., Bigner, J. J., & Wetchler, J. L. (Eds.). (Under contract). Handbook of LGBTQ-affirmative couple and family therapy (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Routledge.

Murphy, M. J., & Hecker, L. (Eds.). (2017). Ethics and professional issues in couple and family therapy (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Routledge.

Murphy, M. J. (2017). Feminist couple therapy. In M. D. Reiter & R. J. Chenail (Eds.), Constructivist, critical, and integrative approaches to couples counseling (pp. 46-75). New York, NY: Routledge

Megan Murphy


(219) 989-2101

Office Location:

Hammond, IBCC 1030


  • Ph.D. – Marriage and Family Therapy, The University of Georgia
  • M.S. – Marriage and Family Therapy, Colorado State University
  • B.A. – Sociology/Psychology, SUNY Geneseo

Areas of Expertise

  • LGBTQ Issues Power in Relationships Supervision and Training Ethics

Credentials, Accreditations & Awards

  • Purdue University – Walk the Talk Award, 2019
  • Purdue University Northwest – Teaching Incentive Program Award, 2018
  • Approved Supervisor and Clinical Fellow – American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Curriculum Vitae