Bryce Murphy, BSW.
Bryce Murphy is an Autonomous BSW, Child and Adolescent therapist. Bryce recently graduated from the Bachelor of Social Work program at Toronto Metropolitan University (formally known as Ryerson University).
Bryce is passionate about supporting children and their families through challenging times and helping them achieve their goals. Bryce incorporates a variety of evidence-based techniques from different therapeutic models, including cognitive behavioral therapy, emotion-focused therapy, mindfulness, and play therapy.
Bryce has gained experience working at Durham Children’s Aid Society (DCAS) as their Summer Camp Coordinator, where she placed children being supported by DCAS into summer camps. Additionally, Bryce completed her third-year placement at Girls inc. of Durham where she supported young girls through in-school and after school programming. This role focused on themes of bullying, consent, relationships (family and friends), confidence, sexual, mental and physical health.
Bryce also has experience working with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). In this role, Bryce provided one to one support for a toddler with Autism and gained experience in advocacy.
Bryce volunteers regularly with Durham Children’s Aid Foundation (DCAF) and loves helping out with their “Holiday Hope” fundraiser. DCAF provides gift hampers that include clothes, toys, and gift cards to over a thousand children and youth across Durham Region. This is a great opportunity that ensures children and youth have a reason to celebrate the holiday season.
Outside of work, Bryce loves staying active in her free time! She plays soccer weekly, loves tennis, hockey, walking and Pilates. Bryce is a huge advocate for self-care practices and believes it has such a positive impact on a person’s physical and mental health.