Courtney L. Murphy

Email Address: 
Phone Number: 

(800) 818-6136 

Position(s): 

Adjunct Faculty

Faculty Program(s): 

Bachelors

Biography: 
Dr Courtney Lockwood Murphy obtained her BA in Psychology at University of 
San Francisco and her MS and PhD in Clinical Psychology at Pacific Graduate 
School of Psychology, Palo Alto University. She completed the certificate 
program in Clinical Neuropsychology at PAU as well, specializing in 
neuropsychology in her academic and clinical work. She completed her 
externship training at the Palo Alto VA Healthcare System in the 
Psychological Assessment and Polytrauma services, her predoctoral internship 
training at the Baltimore VA and University of Maryland, and her postdoctoral 
fellowship training at the War Related Illness and Injury Study Center 
(WRIISC) at the Washington DC VA Medical Center. Her research positions 
include Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and 
the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC).

She is a licensed psychologist in the state of California and a 
neuropsychologist. She formerly served as the Assessment Service Coordinator 
at the Gronowski Center at Palo Alto University and currently is a 
neuropsychologist at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, as well as through her 
private practice.

Dr Lockwood Murphy has particular interest in brain-behavior relationships as 
a neuropsychologist and greatly enjoys teaching at PAU, as she is able to 
convey this passion to her students through classes emphasizing the core 
biological components of human thought and behavior as well as lifespan 
development. She is dedicated to assisting and mentoring students through 
their academic and clinical endeavors and is truly passionate about sharing 
neuropsychology to students.