sports psychologist & clinical psychology

2010 Resume of Dr. John F. Murray

John Francis Murray
Florida Licensed Psychologist PY0006086
139 North County Road, Suite 18C, Palm Beach, Florida 33480
Tel: (561) 596-9898; Fax: (561) 805-8662
E-mail: johnfmurray@mindspring.com
Web: www.JohnFMurray.com

Areas of specialization: Clinical Psychology, Sport/Performance Psychology, Health Psychology, University Teaching and Consultation, Subject Matter Expert in Sports Psychology

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, University of Florida (1998)
Gainesville, Florida
Dissertation: Emotional Adjustment to Sport Injury (on the 1996
University of Florida national championship football team)

M.S. Clinical Psychology, University of Florida (1995)
Gainesville, Florida
Concentration: Health Psychology

M.S. Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Florida (1992)
Gainesville, Florida
Concentration: Sport Psychology

B.A. Psychology, Loyola University (1983)
New Orleans, Louisiana
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Adjunct Professor of Psychology Present
Argosy University Sarasota Campus
Have Taught Foundations of Mental Health, Assessment in Counseling and Clinical Diagnosis and Psychopathology and on staff since 2008

Adjunct Professor of Psychology 2009
South University West Palm Beach Campus
Taught Statistics

Subject Matter Expert for Sports Psychology and Psychology 2008 -2009
EDMC, the parent company of Argosy University Pittsburgh, PA
Designed two courses: The Psychology of Sports Injury& Athletic Counseling

Clinical Psychology Private Practice 1999-Present
139 North County Road Suite 18C (Palm Beach, FL)
Full range of clinical psychology, health/medical psychology and sport psychology/performance enhancement services both in office and in various health care facilities

Psychology Residency 1998 to 1999
Counseling and Psychological Services, Florida International University (Miami, FL)

Clinical Psychology Internship 1997 to 1998
Counseling and Testing Services, Washington State University (Pullman, WA)

Advanced Medical Psychology Practicum Spring 1997
Psychology Clinic at Shands Teaching Hospital, University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)

Medical Psychology Research Assistantship Spring 1996 to Summer 1997
Departments of Neurology, University of Florida College of Medicine & Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Gainesville, FL)

Psychotherapy Practica Fall 1993 to Spring 1997
Psychology Clinic at Shands Teaching Hospital, University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)

Psychotherapy Practicum Spring 1995 to Fall 1996
Adolescent Psychiatric Unit at Shands Teaching Hospital, University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)

Clinical and Research Assistantship Spring 1993 to Fall 1995
Psychology Clinic at Shands Teaching Hospital, University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)

Advanced Assessment Practicum Fall 1994
Psychology Clinic at Shands Teaching Hospital, University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)

Neuropsychology Assessment Practicum Summer 1994
Psychology Clinic at Shands Teaching Hospital, University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)

Child Psychology Assessment Practicum Spring 1994
Psychology Clinic at Shands Teaching Hospital, University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)

Health/Medical Psychology Assessment Practicum Fall 1993
Psychology Clinic at Shands Teaching Hospital, University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)

Graduate Assistantship Fall 1992 to Spring 1993
Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)

Teaching Assistantship Summer 1991 to Spring 1992
Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
Taught an advanced and beginner level sport class each semester for three semesters through the College of Health and Human Performance. Responsibilities involved daily lectures and instruction, administration of examinations and assignments, and final grade submission.

Books and Original Material

Murray, J. (1999). Smart tennis: how to play and win the mental game. San
Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers Inc. (English original), Tokyo: Prentice Hall Japan (Japanese translation), Barcelona: Paidtribo (Spanish translation).

Murray, J. (1999). The Tennis Mind-Body Checklist. A mental skills performance questionnaire for tennis players first published in Smart tennis: how to play and win the mental game.

Murray, J., Vasquez, R., Rothwell, M., & Nunez, C. (1999). El tennis: jugando
con inteligencia. Bogota: APA Club de Tenis.

Murray, J. (2000). USA tennis high performance coaches program-sport psychology competency materials. Champaign: Human Kinetics Publishing.

Murray, J. (2003). The Mental Performance Index. A performance rating system including mental factors used with American football. Self published and reviewed in several magazine and news articles including ESPN The Magazine. It is also going to be a book with the same title later this year (World Audience publishers) and sportscaster Lesley Visser is writing the book’s epilogue.

Dissertation Paper and Publication

Murray, J., Fennell, E., Rodrigue, J., Murphey, M., Dede, D., & Sears, S. (1998). Emotional adjustment to sport injury in elite and recreational athletes, a poster presentation at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Murray, J. (1998). Emotional adjustment to sport injury: effects of injury severity, social support and athletic identity (Doctoral Dissertation, University of Florida Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Gainesville, 1998). Dissertation Abstracts International.

Neuropsychology Research Contributions

Uthman, B. (1997). N-acetylcysteine for the prevention of neuropsychological morbidity following coronary artery bypass graft surgery. (University of Florida College of Medicine and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Gainesville, Florida).

Uthman, B. (1997). Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) for Adjunctive Treatment of Epilepsy Patients who have Refractory Partial Onset Seizures with Alteration of Consciousness. (Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Gainesville, Florida).

Articles in National Publications

This is just a list of examples: Sports Illustrated, ESPN The Magazine, Tennis Magazine (columnist with 15 articles), Tennis.com (columnist with 12 articles), ESPN The Magazine, Sports Illustrated and hundreds more.

Recent Media Interviews (as an expert on clinical and sports psychology)

TV: ESPN, NFL Network, The Tennis Channel, ABC Good Morning America, Fox News with Neil Cavuto, Fox News with John Gibson, MSNBC with Allison Stewart. RADIO: NPR, CNN Radio and hundreds more.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Psychological Association
Florida Psychological Association
President of the Palm Beach County Chapter in 2002
Vice President of the Palm Beach County Chapter in 2001
Program Chair of the Palm Beach County Chapter in 2000

HONORS/AWARDS/LEADERSHIP

Phi Kappa Phi National Scholastic Honor Society
Psi Chi National Honor Society (Treasurer-Loyola University)
Deans Honor List (Loyola University)
Student Government Association (Loyola University)
Produced and Broadcast a Radio Show from Miami’s WAXY in 2003 (teaching the benefits of psychology in high performance situations)
Produced and Broadcast a Radio Show from Ft. Lauderdale’s WDJA and WFTL in 2004 (teaching the benefits of psychology in high performance situations)

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Provided Clinical and Sports Psychology Services at the 2009 UFC 100 (mixed martial arts) in Las Vegas, Nevada
Provided Clinical and Sports Psychology Services at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China
Conducted at Least 30 Clinical and Sports Psychology Workshops Worldwide (recently in Istanbul, Cairo, London, Salt Lake City, Atlanta, Palm Beach Gardens)
Provided Teaching Seminars to Coaches and Tennis Players on the Weekend
Before the Wimbledon Championships at the Sutton Tennis Academy in London with the Full Facility as Sponsorship and Sponsorship of Hotels in London.
Provided Clinical and Sports Psychology Services at the 2007 Australian Open Tennis Championships as the Official Coach of USA Player Vince Spadea
Taught Tennis as a Professional Tennis Coach Worldwide from 1984-1990.

CLINICAL AND RESEARCH COLLOQUIA

Clinical Case Conference Fall 1992 to Spring 1997
Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)

Medical Psychology Research Meeting Fall 1992 to Spring 1997
Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)

Therapy Brownbag Spring 1994 to Spring 1997
Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)

Motor Behavior Research Meeting 1991 to 1992; 1996 & 1997
Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)

PLEASE NOTE: This resume is just a brief overview of professional and academic experiences. A full vita and references are available upon request.

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