Academic Background

Ed.D, School Psychology, Penn State University - 1980
M.A., School Psychology, Penn State University - 1974

Research Interests

Supervision
Forgiveness
Collaboration

Selected Publications

eEsch, J.B. & Murphy, J.P. (2000). Collaboration for school success. In Doughtery, M. Case Studies in Consultation., 3rd ed. Brooks/Cole.

DeEsch, J.B. & Murphy, J.P. (2004). Collaboration for school success. In Doughtery, M. Case Studies in Consultation., 4th ed. Brooks/Cole.

Murphy, J.P., DeEsch, J.B., & Strein,W.O. (2001). School Counselors and School Psychologists: Partners in student services. Professional School Counseling, 2, (2), 85-87.

Selected Presentations

  • 2003 - Working with abuse survivors, New Jersey Counseling Association
  • 2002 - Group Counseling Interventions, New Jersey Counseling Association
  • 2002 - Hope, Foregiveness, and Anger in Children, New Jersey Counseling Association

Courses Taught

Counseling Techniques Laboratory
Counseling Practicum
Counseling Internship
Psychopathology
Psychology of Exceptionality
Issues in Special Needs and Multicultural Education
Consultation

Professional Information

Membership in the following professional organizations:

  • APA
  • ACA
  • NJCA
  • NJASP
  • NASP

Licensed Psychologist (PA)
Nationally Certified Counselor
Certified School Psychologist in PA and NJ
Serves a psychological consultant to HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy (PA)
Periodic consultation activities with public and private schools

Personal Information

Two granddaughters and one grandson
A love of baseball
Interest in human development