Megan J. Murphy, Ph.D., LMFT

Professor and Director, Marriage & Family Therapy Program


Dr. Murphy is the Director of the Master’s Program in Marriage & 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!


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

Areas of Expertise

  • LGBTQ Issues Power in Relationships Supervision & 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 & Family Therapy

Curriculum Vitae