(Note: this does not guarantee availability of appointments; please contact clinicians directly if interested in meeting.)

Brittany N. Murphy, PhD, LPC, NCC
(MO license #2013022876)

Dr. Brittany Murphy earned a doctorate in Counselor Education & Supervision from the University of Missouri - St. Louis and a Master of Arts in Community Counseling from Saint Louis University. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from St. Olaf College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and English, with a concentration in linguistics.

Dr. Murphy is a co-owner at Psychological Services of St. Louis, a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri, and a National Certified Counselor. She has worked in private practice, college, and agency settings with clients of all ages, working with a variety of concerns including self-esteem, coping skills, life transitions, family and peer relationships, anxiety, depression, loss, acculturative stress, compassion fatigue, and multicultural identities. Dr. Murphy is also approved to provide supervision to provisional licensed professional counselors (PLPCs) in the state of Missouri.

When not at PSSTL, Dr. Murphy serves as an adjunct faculty member for the counseling programs at Webster University and Central Methodist University and for the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Maryville University.

Gregory A. Goldman, Ph.D.
(MO license #2010030791)

Dr. Goldman graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Arkansas with his bachelor's degree in psychology. He went on to complete his Master's and Doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. His doctoral training included traineeships at OU's student counseling center as well as a rural community mental health center, while concurrently providing clinical services at the departmental psychological clinic. After working for a year as a substance abuse counselor, Dr. Goldman completed his predoctoral internship at the University of Pittsburgh Counseling Center. He then went on to complete a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Michigan Psychological Clinic (now a division of the Mary Rackham Institute). Dr. Goldman was a Staff Psychologist at Washington University in St. Louis Habif Health & Wellness Center from 2011 to 2016, where he provided individual, couples and group counseling.

Dr. Goldman is co-owner/therapist at Psychological Services of St. Louis, where he conducts individual, couples and group therapy. Dr. Goldman also provides assessment services including comprehensive psychological testing and mental health evaluations.

Dr. Goldman is particularly interested in how people relate to themselves and others; recurrent interpersonal problems; managing depression, anxiety, difficult emotions, and transitions; diversity concerns including LGBT issues; mindfulness; and existential concerns. Dr. Goldman is a SafeZone-trained ally to the LGBT community. He also enjoys supervising clinicians in training.

Jennifer Self, Ph.D., LPC
(MO license #2002032344)

Dr. Jennifer Self earned a doctoral degree in counseling and family therapy from Saint Louis University, completed a master's degree in counseling from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and holds a bachelor of arts degree in music performance from the Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. Her master's and doctoral training included internships with Saint Louis University's Center for Counseling and Family Therapy and with Fontbonne University's offices of Career Services and Personal Counseling. For more than 15 years she has provided mental health and career development counseling, working with the University of Missouri-St. Louis, Fontbonne University where she was director of Career Services and Personal Counseling, and Washington University where she was Assistant Director for Mental Health Services until July 2017. She has also served as an adjunct instructor for Webster University and the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Dr. Self is co-owner/therapist for Psychological Services of St. Louis where she provides individual, couples and group therapy as well as comprehensive career development services. 

Jennifer’s areas of specialization are depression, anxiety, relationship and family issues, career development, feminist counseling, sexual orientation and gender-related concerns, empowerment and assertiveness, existential concerns, issues with motivation, time management and procrastination, test anxiety and academic performance issues. Dr. Self also supervises provisionally licensed professional counselors.

Timika Edwards, Ph.D.
(MO license #2014040973)
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Dr. Timika Edwards earned her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Georgia; completed her Master’s degree in Counseling and Family Therapy; and obtained her bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Missouri-Columbia. 

Dr. Edwards is a Licensed Psychologist who provides individual, group, and family therapy for diverse populations with an array of presenting problems such as family/relationship dynamics, LGBT issues, abuse/trauma, mood disorders, and spirituality/religion identity. She also conducts psychological evaluations to provide clients with a clearer picture of possible psychological concerns. Her clinical experience and research interests have a multicultural focus.

Dr. Edwards' therapeutic approach highlights strengths and involves an interpersonal process focus that integrates family systems, psychodynamic, and cognitive behavioral techniques. Dr. Edwards sees the necessity in building a trusting and supportive environment with the client to help work toward uncovering the beauty in their life’s journey. She helps clients work through difficult situations, phases, and/or emotions/thoughts toward their therapeutic goal.  Additionally, Dr. Edwards has interests in teaching, supervision, and outreach services to marginalized populations.

Melissa Taylor, M.A., PLPC
Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor
Supervisor: Gregory A. Goldman, Ph.D.

Melissa Taylor graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from University of HoustonㄧClear Lake. As a part of her diverse experience, she also earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis. 

Melissa completed a graduate internship at the University of TexasㄧHarris County Psychiatric Center, where she provided individual and group therapy as well as assessment/testing services to an inpatient population. She also volunteered at the Houston Area Women’s Center as a counselor for survivors of domestic and sexual violence. 

Melissa is interested in helping people to find peace, strength, and joy in life; relate mindfulness to many facets of life; and develop tools to live more peacefully on a day-to-day basis. She wants to help people work through anxiety, depression, LGBT issues, trauma, and coping with daily life issues; to plan for and better deal with life changes related to career, divorce, death, family, and gender & sexual identity; and to break old thought patterns and behaviors that have not produced the kind of results that one wants in life.

Melissa sees clients at a separate office in the Central West End (4507 Laclede Ave, St. Louis, MO 63108), NOT at the PSSTL address on Oakland Avenue.

You can read more about Melissa at her website.

Rebecca Wolfslau, M.A., PLPC, NCC
Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor
Supervisor: Brittany Murphy, Ph.D.
Rebecca Wolfslau graduated with a master’s degree in professional counseling from Webster University. She is a Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri. Rebecca is under the supervision of Dr. Murphy and Rebecca Baker.

Rebecca completed a graduate internship at Youth In Need, where she provided individual and group therapy to adolescents, couples and families. When she is not at Psychological Services of St. Louis, Rebecca works with eating disorders and co-occurring illnesses at Castlewood Treatment Center.  

Rebecca works with clients of all ages, working with a variety of concerns including self-esteem, coping skills, life transitions, family and peer relationships, anxiety, depression, loss, eating disorders, body image, and addictions. She is currently completing level one certification for Somatic Experiencing, which will be complete November of 2018.