Dr. Murphy’s clinical interests are psychotherapy and psychological assessment with youth and families. Specifically, her clinical activities include the assessment and treatment of young children and families who have experienced trauma such as abuse or neglect or exposure to domestic violence. She is also interested in evaluating and treating attachment disruptions. Her research interests include investigating long-term social, emotional, and cognitive outcomes in children who have had traumatic experiences and promoting sensitive caregiving for young children in foster care. She also works on the Louisiana Child Welfare Trauma Project to promote a more trauma-informed child welfare system.
- Miron, D., & Scheeringa, M. S. (2019). A statewide training of community clinicians to treat traumatized youths involved with child welfare. Psychological Services, 16(1), 153-161.
- Guyon-Harris, K.L., Humphreys, K.L., Miron, D. & Zeanah, C. (2019). Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder in Early Childhood Predicts Reduced Competence in Early Adolescence. J Abnorm Child Psychol, 1-11.
- Humphreys, K. L., Gleason, M. M., Drury, S. S., Miron, D., Nelson 3rd, C. A., Fox, N. A., & Zeanah, C. (2015). Effects of institutional rearing and foster care on psychopathology at age 12 years in Romania: follow-up of an open, randomised controlled trial. The Lancet Psychiatry, 2(7), 625-634.