Susie Murray, PHD, MA, LMHC
Currently accepting new clients.
Susie Murray graduated with a Doctorate in Philosophy (PhD) in Rehabilitation Counselor Education in December 2020 from the University of Iowa. Susie graduated with a Master’s degree in Counseling, Rehabilitation and Student Development in 2008 also from the University of Iowa. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor through the state of Iowa. Susie is currently a member of the American Mental Health Counselors Association, American Psychological Association, Iowa Mental Health Counselors Association, International OCD Foundation and the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision.
Susie’s background, training, and education in supervision and counseling theory include but are not limited to: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Habit Reversal therapy, Exposure and Response Prevention, Brief Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Existentialism and Solution-Focused therapy. The application of theory in counseling and supervision is tailored specifically to the individualized needs of the client. Her clinical training and expertise address a broad variety of counseling-related issues and populations. Some of these areas include, but are not limited to, the following: body-focused repetitive behaviors (BFRB) such as skin picking, trichotillomania, nail-biting and motor tics; obsessive compulsive disorder, adjustment, grief, conflict resolution, co-occurring disorders and substance related issues; depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, chronic mental illness, EAP services, and supervision.
Susie is a current Adjunct Instructor at the University of Iowa in the College of Education and Supervision department. She engages in public speaking on topics relating to mental health, wellness, adjustment and workplace issues. Her research interests include clinical supervision and therapeutic outcomes.