Brendan Murphy

Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Brendan Murphy has worked with various populations in the South Florida community for over 10 years. He find his passion in being an influence for change with families of children with disabilities. Brendan has a Bachelors degree in Psychology from Florida International University, and a Masters of Science in Counseling with a Concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis.

Over the course of his career, Brendan has worked with a variety of clients ranging from 2-18 years old with focusing on verbal behavior, behavior reduction, skill development, school skills development, and a variety of other focuses, while working closely with parents, teachers, and other caregivers. Brendan's experience provides our MIS families the support needed when receiving ABA services, as he works collaboratively with his supervisees.

Therapeutic Specialties

Verbal Behavior, Daily Living Skills, Decrease Aggressive behaviors, Decreaase Tantrums, Parent Training, School Support, Token Systems, Improve Attention Concerns, Increase replacement behaviors, Self Care

What is important to you, for your client to feel, when working with you?

It is important for clients to feel that their dignity is respected, no matter their unique skills, abilities, or challenges.

Who do you believe you are for a client as they manage their problems?

My role is to teach the client skills that will help them integrate into the least restrictive setting possible.

What drives your passion for seeing clients?

My passion for seeing clients is driven by seeing them improve over time, and seeing the positive change in families' lives.

How do you believe clients "get better"?

Clients get better when they are able to have their wants and needs met by communicating in socially appropriate ways with their peers, families, and community members.

ABA Department

Brendan Murphy

Education

Florida International University, Bachelors in Psychology

Nova Southeastern University, Masters in Counseling

Client Age Range

Children (2-6), Children (6-12), Teens (13-17)

Languages Spoken

English

Personal Hobbies

When I'm not working, I enjoy barbecuing, playing board games, and spoiling my cats.

"A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances." -B.F. Skinner