John J. Murphy PhD

Professor/Licensed Psychologist , University of Central Arkansas

John Murphy, Professor of Psychology and Counseling at the University of Central Arkansas, is a former finalist for NASP School Psychologist of the Year, ASCA Writer of the Year, and internationally recognized practitioner, author, and trainer of collaborative, strengths-based approaches with young people, families, and school problems. His books have been translated into multiple languages, including the recently released third edition of the award-winning ACA book, Solution-Focused Counseling in Schools (2015). Dr. Murphy’s work is featured in the NY Times bestseller Switch and the videotape training series, Child Therapy with the Experts. He is a sought-after workshop presenter who has trained thousands of mental health professionals, teachers, and parents throughout the US, Europe, China, New Zealand, Canada, and elsewhere. See to learn more about his work and training workshops.