Dr. Cynthia Miller

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Dr. Miller is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over fifteen years of experience providing individual and group counseling to adults in institutional, community, and forensic settings. She received her B.A. in Psychology and Political Science from Alma College in 1998 and completed her M.Ed., in Counseling in Higher Education at the University of Virginia in 2000. She then worked as a full-time counselor for seven years before returning to the University of Virginia to complete her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision. Dr. Miller's clinical interests include trauma, borderline personality disorder, serious and persistent mental illness, college students, integrated care, and clinical supervision. She has received training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and implemented DBT programs in female correctional centers. Dr. Miller is a regular presenter at the state, regional, and national level. She is interested in bridging the gap between academia and clinical practice by conducting relevant research of interest to the field. Her dissertation explored the common practices of supervisors providing supervision for licensure and provided a blueprint for practicing clinicians providing supervision to licensure candidates. She is currently in private practice after spending eight years in academia as a Clinical Coordinator and Program Director. She welcomes opportunities for professional collaboration and is always happy to hear from colleagues in the field.


University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia
Ph.D., 2010
Counselor Education and Supervision
2007 To 2010
Dissertation: Endorsement for Licensure: Practices and Challenges Reported by Counselor Supervisors
Advisor: Harriet Glosoff

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia
M.Ed., 2000
Counseling in Higher Education
1998 To 2000

Alma College
Alma, Michigan
B.A., 1998
Psychology & Political Science
1994 To 1998