Lisa Jane Miller
B.A., Yale College; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Spirituality & Religion, basic science on spirituality, applied interventions using spirituality, depression and substance abuse, related risk factors and protective factors, wellness and mental health.
Miller, L. (2008). Spiritual Psychology and Parenthood. In Rayburn, C. & Comas-Diaz, L. (Eds): Woman’s Soul: The Inner Life of Women’s Spirituality. (pp. 122-148) Westport, CT: Greenleaf Press
Miller, L. (2008) Spirituality and Resilience in Adolescent Girls, In Kline, K. (Ed.): Authoritative Communities: The Scientific Case for Nurturing the Whole Child. (pp.295-302) New York: Springer.
Desrosiers, A., Miller, L. (2009) Substance Use versus Anxiety in Adolescents; Are Some Disorders More Spiritual than Others?, Journal for the Social Scientific Study of Religion, 19, 237-254.
Semple, R., Lee, J., Derosa, D., Miller, L. (2009) A Randomized Trail of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Children, Journal of Child and Family Studies, 240-254.
Jacobs, M., MIller, L., Wickramaratne, P., Weissman, M. (2011). Family Religion and Depression in Offspring at High Risk, Journal of Affective Disorders, 136 (3), 320-327.
Desrosiers, A., Kelley, B, Miller, L. (2011). Parent and Peer Relations and Relational Spirituality in Adolescents and Young Adults. Psychology of Religion and Spiritualtiy, 3(1), 39-51.l
Miller, L., Wickramaratne, P., Tenke, C., Weissman, M. (2012) Spirituality and Major Depression: A Ten-Year Prospective Study, American Journal of Psychiatry, 169 (1), 89-94.
Miller, L. (2012) The Oxford University Press Handbook of Psychology and Spirituality. Oxford University Press: New York, NY.
Professor Miller has received numerous grants and awards for her research on mental health, treatment and wellness, to include funding from NIMH, the William T Grant Foundation Scholars Award, and a number of corporate and family foundations to include the vanAmeringen Foundation, the Kingenstein Fund, and the Pritchard Foundation.
Dr. Miller is Past-President of the American Psychological Association Society of Psychology and Spirituality. She is Editor of the "Oxford University Press Handbook of Psychology and Spirituality," as well as Associate Editor of the APA journal "Psychology of Religion and Spirituality."
Dr. Lisa Miller is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. She works though scholarship and public discourse as a strong advocate for advancing psychology to include spirituality.
CCPX 4900: Research and independent study
CCPX 5045: Psychotherapy, religious diversity, and spirituality
This course will focus on the role of religion and spirituality in psychotherapy. Research, theory and case material will be used to clarify healing dimensions of religion and spirituality. Discussion will focus on a re-examination of models of psyche and goals of treatment.
CCPX 5230: Fieldwork in clinical psychology
Limited to doctoral candidates in clinical psychology. Supervised practice in field placements.
CCPX 6900: Advanced research and independent study
CCPX 8900: Dissertation advisement
Individual advisement on doctoral dissertations. Fee to equal 3 points at current tuition rate of each term.