Jennifer L Murphy, Ph.D.
National Trainer, Clinical Director Chronic Pain Management,
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Dr. Jennifer Murphy has spent her career specializing in the behavioral treatment of individuals with chronic pain and is a nationally recognized expert in this area. She is the lead trainer and author the VA’s Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain (CBT-CP) protocol and therapist manual, and has trained over 500 providers across the VA system. Dr. Murphy routinely serves as a consultant for the development of non-pharmacological treatments for chronic pain and is frequently an invited national speaker on the topic. She is co-investigator on multiple funded studies investigating CBT for chronic pain applications and outcomes. Other areas of clinical research include the effects of opioid cessation on pain-related clinical functioning and Dr. Murphy serves on the editorial board of Pain Medicine.