Jennifer L Murphy PhD:
Pain Psychologist, Author, Educator, Researcher

Dr. Murphy’s book is available now! This resource offers a unique perspective on how to integrate behavioral approaches for pain and opioid management. It is intended for all healthcare professionals Chronic Pain and Opioid Management: Strategies for Integrated Treatment


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Also read Dr. Murphy’s Psychology Today blog, Ease Pain, with new posts available regularly.

Jennifer L. Murphy, Ph.D. is a pain psychologist with expertise in developing and implementing nonpharmacological treatments for chronic pain across healthcare systems. Dr. Murphy serves as the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Director of Pain Management. She has served as lead for VA’s Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain (CBT-CP) since its inception in 2012. She provides training workshops and presentations in both the public and private sectors on the role of behavioral management in improving pain-related functional outcomes, including opioid deprescribing. As a pain subject matter expert, Dr. Murphy is an investigator on multiple funded clinical trials examining nonpharmacological pain treatment approaches and outcomes. She has also conducted research on the effects of opioid cessation during pain rehabilitation, as well as outcomes of CBT-CP and interdisciplinary pain treatment.¬†