Murrell Counseling Service, LLC - Consulting, Evaluations & Therapy
Brief Biographies
Dr. Michael Murrell began practice in June, 1987 and has expanded his practice into three primary specialties.
TRAUMA SPECIALTY: Dr. Murrell is a member of American Psychological Association and Division 42 for Trauma Psychologists.  Since he began practice he has specialized in treating P.T.S.D. in both military and civilian population.  He is a member of E.M.D.R.I.A. and has practiced this technique since 1997.  He is Certified as an E.M.D.R. Therapist and was the first psychologist to achieve this level of expertise in Southwest Missouri. 

In addition, Dr. Murrell has been certified by the Crisis Care Network (1-888-7360911 ext.1) as a specialist in Critical Incident Response Intervention.  This means that he has been trained to intervene in situations at corporations that have employees that have suffered a traumatic loss.   Dr. Murrell has worked as a public speaker for a number of Employee Assistance Organizations to speak to Universities and Corporations about mental health issues. 

Dr. Murrell does evaluations of all types for adolescents and adults.  These include the standard diagnostic tests of the Minnesota Multi-axial Personality Inventory (MMPI) the RF and Type II versions.  This is a test that has been developed since 1945 and evolved into a very well researched test.  He also does the Millon Multi-Axial Personality Inventory in its third edition (MCMI-III).  Other tests include the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale in the fourth edition (WAIS-IV) which is the standard for IQ testing as well as the Wechsler Memory Scale in the fourth edition (WMS-IV).  He also does numerous other tests for relationship issues and specific tests for depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, ADHD, and ADD.
Michael D. Murrell, Psy. D. 
Doctorate of Professional Psychology
Forest Institute: Graduated from the Doctoral Program with Honors as
Summa Cum Laude
Drury University Faculty 1992 - present
E.M.D.R. (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing) Certified Therapist Third Level
Professional References:
Michelle D. Smith
QTC Regional Manager
QTC Medical Group
Cell 405-568-8037
Robert Jones, Ph. D.
Psychology Department Head
Missouri State University
901 S. National
Springfield, MO. 65804
Professor Grant Jones, Ph. D.
Evangel University
Graduate School of Counseling
1111 No. Glenstone Ave.
Springfield, MO. 65802

Mark Bradford, Ph. D.
Licensed Psychologist
1623 St. Louis Ste. E
Springfield, MO. 65802

Dr. H. J. Bains

Gary Wilson, Ph. D.
502 Plaza Towers
Springfield, MO 65804

Jeff Maloney, Ph. D.
1358 E. Kingsley
Springfield , MO 65804


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