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Saturday, January 23, 2021
Lawrence Murphy

Lawrence Murphy

Lawrence Murphy is the founder of Worldwide Therapy Online, the world’s first online clinical practice, which he established in 1994. In collaboration with the National Board for Certified Counselors, he co-authored the first ethical code for online counselling. Through Therapy Online’s Research Institute, Lawrence and his colleagues publish regularly in the academic literature, including their seminal 1998 work “When Writing Helps to Heal: Email as Therapy,” which has been cited more than 280 times. Therapy Online delivers two levels of training in cybercounselling and licenses software to individuals, agencies and institutions keen to deliver services online. Lawrence received his MA in Counselling Psychology from the University of British Columbia in 1995. He teaches in the Department of Psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University and holds an adjunct appointment in the School of Graduate Studies at the University of Toronto.
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