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Dr. Miller has had over forty years of experience in the practice of general psychiatry and psychoanalysis and holds the academic rank of Clinical Professor of Psychiatry in the St. Louis University School of Medicine. He is a Training and Supervising Analyst in the St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute and a former Director of the Institute. Dr. Miller served for eight years as a Fellow of the Board on Professional Standards of the American Psychoanalytic Association. He was the first President of the International Council for Psychoanalytic Self-Psychology. He has presented papers and been a frequent panel participant at the national level on issues concerning psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, and psychiatry.
An outstanding student, Dr. Miller was awarded virtually every academic honor available to him in college and medical school. Graduating from Washington University in St. Louis, he was chosen to be the Phi Beta Kappa Orator, as well as being elected to Sigma Xi and Omicron Delta Kappa. He also was awarded the Alumni Prize, an award given to only one student each year.
Dr. Miller was graduated from the prestigious Washington University School of Medicine with honors, elected to Alpha Omega Alpha (the medical honor society) and was a winner of the Mosby Book Award. Following graduation, Dr. Miller was a medical intern at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. After internship, Dr. Miller took his basic psychiatric training through the Harvard Medical School Department of Psychiatry, serving as an assistant resident in psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Boston Psychopathic Hospital (now the Massachusetts Mental Health Center), Harvardís principal psychiatric teaching hospital. Dr. Miller was a Fellow and an Advanced Fellow at the Austen Riggs Center in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. During his psychiatric fellowship, he began psychoanalytic training at the Western New England Institute for Psychoanalysis. After completing his fellowship, he worked for five years as the consulting psychiatrist for Williams College in addition to maintaining a private practice in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
While in college, Dr. Miller was very active on the debate team, quickly becoming the number one speaker. Dr. Miller participated in both audience and competitive debates with many colleges and universities, including Oxford, Cambridge, and combined British teams. He had an outstandingly successful record, both in terms of audience appreciation
and in winning judged debates. This broad experience helped to develop
Dr. Millerís exceptional ability to cope effectively with cross-examination. Significant offers of settlement are often made following Dr. Millerís deposition.
In over ten years as an expert witness, Dr. Miller has testified in both District and Federal Court and in bench and jury trials. He has also given opinions by deposition and letter. He is available to evaluate potential cases for trial and to assist in the development of effective strategy. A substantial majority of attorneys who have worked with Dr. Miller have expressed appreciation for his skill and effectiveness in the strongest terms.
Dr. Miller maintains a full-time private practice in general psychiatry and psychoanalysis. Testimony is a valued part of his work, but the majority of his time is spent treating patients and most of his income comes from his clinical work.
Psychiatry - including wrongful death, violent acts, PTSD, abuse, and mental competence.
Psychoanalysis and Psychology - appropriateness and competence of psychotherapeutic and psychoanalytic treatment.
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