David Murphree


About David Murphree

David was born and raised in Southern California. He also lived in Atlanta for ten years before coming to Birmingham in 2009. David is a fan of outdoor activities including hiking, running, and nearly all sports. David has three children including a daughter in college and two middle school aged boys. He is an avid dancer and enjoys listening to live music of all kinds. He is also very active in serving at church.


David received his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from California State University and his Master’s degree in Counseling from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is currently furthering his education with post-graduate work at the University of Alabama. David has also been trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy specifically which is used to treat clients diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder.

Clinical Experience

David has several years of experience working at a substance abuse clinic with both clients and their families. David has experience working with those who suffer from all forms of addiction including sex addictions. His training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy gives him the skills necessary to effectively work with those diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder.

  •   Depression
  •   Anxiety
  •   Life Transitions
  •   Relationship Issues
  •   Managing Change
  •   Substance and Sex Addiction (clients and their families)
  •   Borderline Personality Disorder

For an appointment, call 205-967-3660 or email: info@samaritanbirmingham.com.