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Lisa Miller Honored for Her Humanitarian Work

Lisa Miller Honored for Her Humanitarian Work

Lisa Miller, Associate Professor of Education, has been honored for her humanitarian and peace-building efforts by the Association for Trauma Outreach and Prevention (ATOP)/ Meaningful World. Published: 9/24/2012

New York Times Features TC's Spirituality and Mind-Body Psychology Program

New York Times Features TC's Spirituality and Mind-Body Psychology Program

The Times visited Covenent House The new Spirituality and Mind-Body concentration in TC's Clinical Psychology Program Published: 8/10/2012

Fighting Depression, One Village at a Time

An article in the Opinionator section of the New York Times, dicusses Professor Helen Verdeli's work on depression with villager's in Africa. Published: 7/18/2012

Lisa Miller Named to APA Council of Representatives

Lisa Miller Named to APA Council of Representatives

TC's Lisa Miller, Associate Professor of Psychology and Education, has been elected to serve on the American Psychological Association's Council of Representatives, the organization's governing body. Published: 6/22/2012

NIMH Grant to Support Postdoctoral Training in Global Mental Health

NIMH Grant to Support Postdoctoral Training in Global Mental Health

TC's Lena Verdeli is collaborating on the grant with colleagues from the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Published: 5/22/2012

TC's Bonanno:

TC's Bonanno: "We underestimate the human capacity to thrive after trauma"

In an interview published in the Anchorage Daily News, the Professor of Psychology and Education says most people bounce back after extreme trauma and loss. Published: 1/22/2012

The New Face of Sadness

The New Face of Sadness

George Bonanno has redefined our thinking about grief and resilience Published: 1/3/2012

Talk to Me

Talk to Me

Rumors of psychotherapy's demise continue to be greatly exaggerated, says Barry Farber. As Woody Allen might argue: We need the eggs Published: 12/16/2011

Lisa Miller Honored for Her Humanitarian Work

Lisa Miller

Lisa Miller

Lisa Miller, Associate Professor of Psychology and Education, has been honored for her humanitarian and peace-building efforts by the Association for Trauma Outreach and Prevention (ATOP)/ Meaningful World. The ceremony was held on September 21st at the Bronx Museum of the Arts to commemorate the United Nations International Day of Peace.

Miller was among a group of honorees that included Hervé Ladsous , the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations; BangladeshiAmbassador Anwarul Chowdhury, Former UN Under Secretary General and High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries, and Small Island Developing Countries;  Lhatu Wangchuk,, Ambassador from the Republic of Bhutan, who developed and spearheaded within the UN a new system of assessing nations’ happiness as well as economic indicators; Kevin Parker, a member of the New York State Senate; and Queen Mother Dr. Delois N. Blakely, who holds the title of Community Mayor of Harlem.

Miller, who is the editor of The Oxford Handbook of Psychology and Spirituality, was recognized for 15 years of courageous and persistent scholarship that have helped prompt the American Psychological Association to recognize spirituality as a focus of psychology.

Meaningful World is a nonprofit organization created by Teachers College alumna Ani Kalayjian, a psychotherapist whose work focuses on healing those who have survived man-made or natural disasters. Kalayjian, whose parents were survivors of the 1915 genocide of the Armenians, received TC’s Distinguished Alumni Award in 2007


(9/24/2012)

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