Congressman Tim Murphy Speaks on Access For Those With Serious Mental Illness

nordal and murphyRep. Tim Murphy, PhD, (R-Pa.) one of three psychologists in Congress, spoke about the social and financial barriers to mental health care treatment and access in the United States. Murphy has introduced legislation, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act (H.R. 3717), to address those barriers to care. He is a passionate advocate for patient care and access, and we were honored to have him speak at the 2014 APA convention.

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About Katherine Nordal, PhD

I am the executive director of professional practice at the American Psychological Association. But before coming to APA in 2008, I was a practicing psychologist in Vicksburg, Mississippi, for more than 30 years. I treated adults, children, teens and families in a number of areas, including stress-related disorders. My other interests include learning, behavioral and emotional disorders in children and teens, neuropsychological assessment, brain injury in children and adults, and civil forensic psychology.

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