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About Me



My Relevant Employment:

  • Provided integrated behavioral health and psychological services co-serving patients with their pediatricians in the University of South Florida (USF) Department of Pediatrics (2012-2017)

  • Director of HOT DOCS and DOCS for Success parent behavioral intervention training programs (2012-2017)

  • Infant Toddler Developmental Specialist (ITDS) for Early Steps early intervention program (FL Part C birth to 3yo services) 

  • Taught seminars for Doctoring III medical students, focused on high-quality health care for special populations (USF; 2015-2017);

  • Taught courses in learning and development to undergraduate education students & human relations/cross-cultural communication to undergraduate students across majors (USF; 2010-2013)

  • School Psychologist in Charlotte, NC (2001-2010)

  • Adjunct Instructor, Winthrop University Psychology Program (2002-2008)



  • PhD in School Psychology, concentration in Pediatric Psychology & Child Advocacy (University of South Florida)

  • Masters and Specialist Degrees in School Psychology (Winthrop University)

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (University of Dayton)


Licenses and Certifications:

  • Virginia Licensed Psychologist (#0810-006073)

  • Florida Licensed Psychologist (PY 9573)

  • National Register Health Service Psychologist (#56262)

  • Nationally Certified School Psychologist

  • PCIT (Parent-Child Interaction Therapy) Certified Provider

  • HOT DOCS (Helping Our Toddlers, Developing Our Children's Skills) Master Trainer


Fun information about me:​ 

When I'm not working, I enjoy spending time with my husband and three fur-babies, watching sports, playing sports, hiking, and exploring new areas.

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Hello, I'm Dr. Carrie (Adams) Murphy. I have spent more than 20 years helping families to address their children's behavioral, learning, and pediatric health challenges.  I hope I can help you improve your child's positive behaviors while decreasing the stress experienced by both you and your child.  

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