About ICCD

ICCD Staff

Leah Murphy, Psy.D.

Pediatric Neuropsychologist
Neuropsychology Department - Executive Functioning Coaching Service - Research Department


Dr. Murphy obtained her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Cornell University, her master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine from Boston University, and her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from William James College (formerly Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology). Her APA-accredited Internship was completed at the Roger Williams University College Counseling Center where she provided individual therapy, group therapy and psychological assessment. Thereafter, she completed her post-doctoral training at the Dr. Leon O. Brenner Center for Psychological Assessment and Consultation at William James College, followed by a post-doctoral fellowship in Pediatric Neuropsychology at ICCD under the supervision of Dr. Rafael Castro.

At ICCD, Dr. Murphy provides comprehensive neuropsychological and educational assessment services to children and adolescents presenting with a broad range of challenges, including emotional symptoms and psychiatric concerns, attentional and executive functioning difficulties, autism spectrum disorders and learning challenges. Dr. Murphy also conducts neuropsychological evaluations for infant-toddlers and preschool-aged children. Her treatment approach is decidedly strengths-based, with a focus on empathy and collaborative care. In her free time, Dr. Murphy enjoys a variety of outdoor activities and spending time with her family and children.