Laura Bennett Murphy, PhD

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Tuesday, July 7th to Wednesday, September 30th

Please join us in an online, open forum on telehealth. NCB is providing an opportunity for clinicians to ask each other questions, share observations and adapted telehealth protocols for the SoT population via an online forum and technical exchange. This conversation will be a forum for peer-led informational exchange. NCB staff will assist in facilitating and monitoring the conversation.

Directions: Please watch Eugene Augusterfer’s presentation and interview Telemedicine in Mental Health first. Then feel free to join us in this open forum. All are welcome to join this forum, whether you have an account on or not. For more information on using the forum, please read the directions on the first post. Please keep your comments respectful, relevant, factual, and do not share identifying information about clients per client privacy and HIPAA regulations. This forum will be open from July 6, 2020 through September 30, 2020.

Professor, Department of Psychology, Westminster College
Consultant, Utah Health and Human Rights


Disrupted attachments: how torture threatens the fabric of family life (video + power point)

Dr. Bennett Murphy discusses ways in which torture undermines the development of secure attachments within families and the impact of insecure and disorganized attachments on overall adaptation and risk throughout the lifespan. The parent-child psychotherapy model is highlighted as a modality to address disturbed attachments for children and families who have survived torture.