Murphy earned her Bachelor’s degrees in both Psychology and Linguistics with a minor in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While at Chapel Hill, Murphy worked as a research assistant for Dr. Kristen Lindquist at the Carolina Affective Science Lab to study the role of language and emotion. Thereafter, she earned her Master’s degree in Communication Disorders from North Carolina Central University. Murphy has a passion for working with young children and their families. She has experience providing services to children in need of expressive and receptive language therapy, articulation therapy, pragmatic language therapy, and fluency therapy. She is also experienced in providing a wide range of therapy services to children enrolled in Early Intervention Programs, In her spare time, Murphy likes spending time with her husband and family, going to the beach, and cheering on the Tar Heels.