Kathleen M. Murphy, PhD, MT-BC

Kathleen M. Murphy received her doctorate in Music Therapy from Temple University. She has been working as a music therapist for over 25 years. Kathleen has worked in medical, mental health, and educational settings with both children and adults. She has created music therapy programs in nursing homes, hospitals, and schools. Dr. Murphy is the Director of Wellness & Complimentary Therapies, at Seabrook House, a residential treatment facility for adults diagnosed with substance use disorders. She provides group and individual music therapy sessions in the short-term residential program, and the women’s extended care program. She has developed music and imagery based sleep hygiene protocol for use by individuals in recovery who are experiencing sleep difficulties. She has developed a stress management program based on the principles of AA/NA. Dr. Murphy serves on the Board of Directors of the American Music Therapy Association.