About the Therapist
Dr. Murphy has 14 years experience working as a mental health counselor.
She was granted status as a Mental Health Professional in 2004 at Seattle Mental Health (now Sound Mental Health, Seattle, WA). In 2006 she became a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) as well as a Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP). In 2007 she was granted specialization as a Child Mental Health Specialist (CMHS) at Behavioral Health Resources (Olympia, WA). She works with individuals, couples, families, and is a group therapist as well. In 2009 she became a qualified Clinical
for post masters clinicians in pursuit of licensing.
In addition to being a counselor, Janys is also an Associate Faculty at Prescott College in the Master's in Counseling program, and an adjunct faculty at The Evergreen State College. Janys
provides both supervision and consultation
for clinicians and masters level student interns with a specialized
interest in co-occurring disorders, trauma, and application of yoga and
mindfulness practices in a mental health setting. She also works with people with end of life transitions.
She is available for consultation
to professional organizations regarding mental health, chemical dependency, group process work, as well as integration of yoga with health professionals as a way to reduce compassion fatigue. She earned her PhD in Counseling at Oregon State University in 2013. Oregon State University's PhD in Counseling is a CACREP (Counseling & Counseling Related Education Programs) approved program.
affiliations includes the American Counseling Association (ACA), Western Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (WACES), the American Mental Health Counselors Association, and the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES).