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Quillian Murphy, PhD

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Dr. Quillian Murphy’s (He/Him) approach to therapy embodies humanistic and social justice advocacy perspectives. More specifically, liberation, intersectional feminism, person-centered, solution-focused and systemic theories inform the art and science of the therapeutic approach he employs. Depending on the needs of others within the therapeutic alliance, he integrates cognitive and behavioral frameworks with attention to multicultural considerations. As a health service provider, Dr. Murphy seeks to create a space that best meets the needs of the therapeutic relationship. Within therapy, he hopes to foster a collaborative relationship of empowerment, honesty, support, and unconditional positive regard.

Prior to joining RCPS, Dr. Murphy provided clinical services and health resources to individuals of diverse backgrounds across the lifespan in various settings. These settings included university counseling centers, schools, hospitals, correctional facilities, academic training environments, campus cultural centers, community health agencies, day programs, and supportive living communities. As a therapist, the strength and needs of marginalized, minoritized, and
disenfranchised communities remain at the forefront of Dr. Murphy’s work. He continues to seek educational opportunities to expand his clinical knowledge and effectiveness. 

Dr. Murphy is a PROUD Detroiter, Bulldog, Sycamore, and Hoosier. He earned a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Indiana University-Bloomington (2021). Additionally, he completed a MSEd in educational psychology from Indiana University (2018), and MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Indiana State University (2016). In his spare time, Dr. Murphy enjoys being by the lake, reading, cooking, photography, music, theater, racquetball, bowling, tennis, and spending time with friends and family.

Accepted insurance plans: BCBS, BCN, Aetna, Out-of-Network, Private Pay

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Murphy, please call him at 616-259-7207.

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