How I Help Students:
Dr. Murdock coordinates the couples/family and mental health emphasis areas of the Master of Arts in Counseling program.
Bowen Family Systems Theory; Professional Issues in Counseling Psychology; Interpersonal perspectives on counselingDegrees:
Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth UniversityPublications:
Murdock, N.L. (2017). Theories of counseling and psychotherapy: A case approach (4th ed.). Pearson.
Rodríguez-González, M., Lampis, J, Murdock, N. L., Schweer-Collins, M., & Lyons, E. (in press). Couple adjustment and differentiation of self in U.S., Italy, and Spain: A cross-cultural Study. Family Process.
Stapley, L.S. & Murdock, N.L. (in press). Leisure in romantic relationships: An avenue for differentiation of self. Personal Relationships.
Connery, A.L., & Murdock, N.L. (2019). An interactive view of countertransference: Differentiation of self and client presentation. Psychotherapy, 56, 181-192
Bresin, R.C., Murdock, N.L., Marszalek, J.M. & Stapley, L.S. (2017). The Triangular Relationship Inventory: Development and validation. Couple and Family Psychology, 6, 287-310.
Choi, S.-W., & Murdock, N.L. (2017). Differentiation of self, interpersonal conflict, and depression: The mediating role of anger expression. Contemporary Family Therapy, 39, 21-30.Curriculum Vitae