• portrait of Colleen Murphy
  • Assistant professor

    Max Rady College of Medicine
    Department Clinical Health Psychology
    University of Manitoba
    Winnipeg, MB, R3E 0W4

    Phone: 204-787-7424

Cross appointments

Does not hold any cross-appointments.

Research achievements

  • Research summary

    Dr. Murphy's research examines:

    1. The development and evaluation of psychosocial interventions for psychosis and schizophrenia, including cognitive remediation and cognitive behavioural therapy for psychosis (CBTp).
    2. Evaluating information needs and mental health literacy in persons with early psychosis.
  • Keywords

    • psychosis
    • early intervention
    • recovery
    • information needs


Brief bio

Dr. Murphy is a registered clinical psychologist and assistant professor in the Department of Clinical Health Psychology at the University of Manitoba. She received her PhD in Clinical Psychology (behavioural stream) from UM. She completed her pre-doctoral clinical residency at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto, Ontario, with major rotations in the Schizophrenia Program and Dual Diagnosis Service. 

Through her clinical work, Dr. Murphy provides inpatient consultation services to psychiatry as well as psychological services within the Early Psychosis Prevention and Intervention Service, located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This latter role includes the provision of psychodiagnostic and cognitive assessments as well as individual and group psychological interventions.
Dr. Murphy is active in clinical teaching, including supervising psychology residents and practicum students in the assessment and treatment of persons with psychosis and severe psychiatric conditions. Dr. Murphy serves as the continuing education director in the Department of Clinical Health Psychology.


Member (Executive Board):

  • Manitoba Psychological Society
  • Council of Representatives (Manitoba) for the American Psychological Society


  • North American Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Psychosis Network


  • Canadian Consortium for Early Intervention in Psychosis
  • Canadian Network for Research in Schizophrenia and Psychoses


PhD in Clinical Psychology, University of Manitoba

Clinical Psychology Residency, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto

Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, University of Manitoba

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology, University of Manitoba

Contact us

Clinical Health Psychology
PZ350-771 Bannatyne Avenue
University of Manitoba, Bannatyne Campus
Winnipeg, MB R3E 3N4 Canada