Craig Murphy, PhD
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Craig Murphy is a nationally certified school psychologist. He received his PhD and MS from the Pennsylvania State University, both in school psychology. He has spent his last eleven years working for the Newton Public Schools, three of which he served as the Project Director for the Elementary Counseling Grant; this was a federally-funded program to increase and improve the mental health services provided to children demonstrating challenging behaviors and/or fragile emotions. Craig also maintains a private practice providing counseling, advocacy, consultation, and assessments to families and local school districts. His research interests include understanding, evaluating, and supporting behavioral/social-emotional functioning in children; bridging the gap between research and practice in school psychology; statistics; and research methodology.