Marie A. Murphy, MS, MSW, BCPsa


Marie A. Murphy MS, MSW, BCPsa is a supervising and training psychoanalyst in private practice in Bethesda, Maryland, specializing in the treatment of adults, older adolescents, and couples. She is currently the Institute Director of the Contemporary Freudian Society in Washington, DC, is a member of the faculty, and serves on the Board of Trustees. She co-chairs an on-going discussion group as a member of the American Psychoanalytic Association entitled: A Hall of Mirrors: Impingements on the Analytic Container. She has written and presented both theoretical and clinical work in the areas of primitive and unrepresented states of mind, early trauma, female development, and narcissistic disorders.

Analytic Training

Graduate of the Contemporary Freudian Society

Practice Details

Areas of Specialization / Expertise

Adult individual, Anxiety and anxiety disorders, Couples therapy, Depression and mood disorders, Grief and mourning, Relationships, Stress and coping, Trauma, Work inhibitions

Treatment Catchment Area

Montgomery County (MD)

Primary Office

Address: 6917 Arlington Road, Suite 308, Bethesda, MD 20814
Main Phone Number: 301-654-6577
Email Address:
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