Meet the Authors
Dr. Michael J. Murphy is a licensed psychologist, neuropsychologist, and forensic psychologist, who has been providing and overseeing mental health services in correctional, psychiatric, and community settings for more than 30 years. In addition, he contributed to the original “Chicken Soup for the Soul,” book by Jack Canfield and Mark Hansen, and is the author of “Popsicle Fish: Tales of Fathering.” Dr. Murphy is also a previous winner of a National Association of Newspaper Columnists Award. He currently lives on Cape Cod in Massachusetts. You can contact him on his website: psychologicalinvestigations.com.
Aafaque Akhter, MD is a board-certified psychiatrist and addiction specialist. He is the founder of Norton Health Care, and one of the founders of medication-assisted treatment (MAT). He completed medical school in India, and his post-graduate education in psychiatry in England and in Ireland. After pursuing training at Harvard Medical School, he fell in love with the Massachusetts’s South Shore. For the past 15 years, Dr. Akhter has exclusively practiced medication-assisted treatment (MAT), providing supervision and training to physicians and medical students alike and treating thousands of individuals with opioid use disorder.
Dr. Aakhter can be reached through is office at Norton Health Care: www.opiatecare.com.