Meet Jodi Murphy, LCSW

Licensed Therapist & Clinical Director

Jodi Murphy, LCSW
is a licensed psychotherapist and EMDR specialist.

Jodi has been a licensed therapist practicing in a variety of settings for nearly 20 years. She received her Masters Degree from NYU where she studied with some of the top educators in the field. She loves working with people, helping them when they face challenges, and guiding them to a healthy balance.  Her goal is to help her clients reach their greatest potential by applying deep empathy and soulful grounding. Working together with clients, Jodi offers each person a place to explore what’s possible in life and create a lasting shift in mindset. Her methods and best practices help her clients find clarity and learn how to become more present and less anxious.

Areas of Specialty:

  • Childhood Anxiety, OCD, Panic attacks
  • Teen Depression
  • EMDR & Trauma
  • Art Therapy for managing mental health symptoms
  • Family transitions, divorce, blended families
  • Life stages and transitions 


Certifications and Specialty Trainings:

  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Crisis Response
  • Trauma Focus CBT (TF-CBT)

A Message from Jodi:

“I want you to feel as open and natural as possible when meeting with me.  There are no “shoulds” or “coulds” is this process.  This is truly your process, and I want to validate what you are experiencing.  I will always bring my authentic self to each session in order to make you feel comfortable while working towards your goals.  I believe in change and I can’t wait to help you reach your greatest potential.”


What Clients are Saying…

Our offices are comfortable and softly-lit so it feels more like a living room than an office.

“We have had a great experience with Jodi. She has given my daughter some great techniques for dealing with anxiety and has helped boost her self esteem. Thanks!” – Mother of 10-year old

“It was very hard for us to get our daughter to warm up to anyone and share her feelings but [our daughter] really loves going to see Jodi and we have seen positive changes…we are very happy to see her getting better and wanting the help. Thank you for the work you all do. It truly changes lives.” -Mother of 17-year old

“Jodi is very insightful, warm, understanding and easy to talk to.  [Our son] looks forward to, and feels like he gets something out of, every visit.” – Mother of 15-year old

“Jodi is amazing!  My daughter is using her strategies and I notice a great improvement.” – Mother of 11-year old

“I love Jodi to death. I don’t know what I would do without her. She makes me feel good every time we have a session.” -Adult dealing with anxiety


Example of Art Therapy Projects:

Watch a video of how to make Jodi’s Boredom Box for Kids!

Click here to watch: Jodi’s Boredom Box for Kids


More beautiful art therapy projects:

Before: Art Therapy project teaches children and teens with anxiety to express difficult emotions and experience relief without words.


After: Applying an artistic technique with household cleaner challenges children and teens to “let go” of unhealthy thought patterns.