Kathleen Murphy-Eberenz, Ph.D.
Director, La Salle University Community Psychological Services
Center Tower 2051
Dr. Murphy-Eberenz’s clinical work and interest primarily focusses on the evaluation and assessment of learning disorders and ADHD in adults, mood disorders and psychotic disorders. She has interests specific to the epidemiology and classifications of psychological illness as well as diagnostic formulation and understanding the heterogeneity of clinical presentations within diagnostic categories. She is also interested in understanding treatment utilization patterns among patients in clinical settings.
Outside of work, Dr. Murphy-Eberenz is a sports fan who cannot get enough of baseball and continues to manage a fantasy football team despite multiple losing seasons. She also enjoys being outdoors, playing golf, and traveling.
Areas of Expertise
- Adult psychopathology
- Assessment and evaluation
- Women’s mental health
- Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Drexel University
- M.A., Clinical Psychology, Drexel University
- B.A., Psychology, The College of New Jersey
- PSY 706: Interviewing and Psychotherapy Lab
- PSY 730: Personality Assessment II: Personality and Behavioral Assessment
Jeglic, E. L. & Murphy-Eberenz, K. (2012). Women and Depression. In P.K. Lundberg-Love, K.L.N. Nadal, & M.A. Paludi (Eds.), Women and mental disorders: Women and common mental disorders (Vol. 3, pp. 209-228). Santa Barbara, CA: ABL-CLIO Praeger.
Mondimore, F.M., Zandi, P.P., MacKinnon, D.F., McInnis, M.G., Miller, E.B., Crowe, R.P., Scheftner, W.A., Marta, D.H., Weissman, M.M., Levinson, D.F., Murphy-Eberenz, K.P., DePaulo, J.R., Potash, J.B. (2006). Familial aggregation of illness chronicity in recurrent, early-onset major depression pedigrees. American Journal of Psychiatry, 163 (9), 1554-1560.
Murphy-Eberenz, K.P, Zandi, P.P., March, D., Crowe, R.R., Scheftner, W.A., Alexander, M., McInnis, M.G., Coryell, W., Adams, P., DePaulo, J.R., Miller, E.B., Marta, D.H., Levinson, D.F. (2006). Is perinatal depression familial? Journal of Affective Disorders, 90(1), 49-55.
Murphy-Eberenz, K.P. & Kobak, K. (2007). Impact of factors associated with clinician ratings on placebo response. Panel presentation at the annual meeting of the Drug Information Association, Atlanta GA.
- Philadelphia Behavior Therapy Association (PBTA)
- Association of Psychology Training Clinics