Janys Murphy PhD, LMHC, CDP - Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Teacher, Healer

About the Therapist

Dr. Murphy has 16 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 Supervisor for clinicians in pursuit of licensing.

In addition to being a counselor, is also an Associate Faculty at Prescott College in the in Counseling program where she is the lead for the Addiction Emphasis. 

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, the Enneagram, as well as of yoga with health professionals as a way to reduce compassion fatigue. She earned her in Counseling at Oregon State University in 2013. Oregon State University's in Counseling is a CACREP (Counseling & Counseling Related Education Programs)  
Supervision & Consultation

I am an approved supervisor for the state of Washington (since 2009)  and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in good standing (since 2006). In addition to attending the required training approved by the state of Washington, I also completed advanced supervision training through the in Counseling program at Oregon State University. This is both of requirement of the program I am an of, and also meets Oregon state requirements.

I am approved to meet the supervision requirement for LMHCA (Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associates) & can meet 100 hours of the requirement for LMFTA (Licensed Marriage & Family Therapy). Please contact the Washington State Department of Health to determine you are an associate in good standing or to set up your associate license.

I require all supervision candidates to meet for (1) an initial information interview and if it is decided that we will work together (2) to carry their own personal liability insurance.

Supervision can be held individually, triadic (2 supervisees per hour), & in group formats.

I provide consultation to all mental health & allied professionals and have specialized knowledge in working with children, adolescents, applying neurobiology to counseling, addiction, yoga, & mindfulness. I lead an ongoing consultation group that supports counselors in applying yoga to clinical practice. Supervisees may attend this group with prior approval.

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