Amanda Murray, LAMFT, NCC
Amanda is a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (LAMFT) and National Certified Counselor (NCC). She earned her Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy from Messiah University and her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the Thomas Edison State University. Amanda works with adolescents, adults, couples, and families helping them overcome anxiety, depression, self-esteem issues, substance abuse problems, relationship struggles, family changes, parenting obstacles, and premarital counseling.
Amanda views individuals, couples, and families as being part of an interconnected system best understood by their interactions. Using an integrative theoretical approach to meet the needs of her clients, Amanda works with her clients to build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing, collaborating with her clients to explore their relationships with themselves as well as with others. She uses Narrative Therapy practices to externalize problems and work to co-author a new narrative using her client’s strengths, values, and skills. Amanda also draws from other evidence-based modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Structural Family Therapy.
Amanda is a nurturing therapist, displaying patience with the process of treatment while providing a safe and secure relationship where clients can process their vulnerabilities. By building a strong therapeutic rapport and fostering empowerment, Amanda’s approach creates a supportive environment for her clients to feel regarded and understood, leading to personal growth.
Amanda resides in South Jersey with her family. She enjoys spending her free time cooking, traveling, and going to concerts and baseball games.
Amanda sees clients ranging in age from late adolescence to late adulthood