Dr. Miller has been in Central Oregon, providing psychotherapy
to individuals, marriages, and families since 1999. Before Central
Oregon, he worked for 11 years in a variety of contexts, serving people
of all ages, addressing a broad spectrum of mental health and addiction
problems. This gives him an appreciation for the continuum of mental
health services beyond regular outpatient therapy.
Dr. Miller's education began with a B.S. in Psychology, in 1987,
from Warner Pacific College. After a few years of experience in the
mental health field, he pursued his master's and doctoral degrees in
clinical psychology from George Fox University, finishing in 1997. His
dissertation related to children's and teens' responses to interparental
conflict and divorce, which continues to be helpful with marriage and
On the more personal side, Dr. Miller has been blessed with a
marriage to Cheri (a.k.a. Awesome Administrative Assistant) since 1987.
They have two adult daughters.
A big believer in the benefits of exercise, he regularly lifts
weights, and he swims competitively. He has a history of endurance running and some
distance triathlons. He's also somewhat of a nutrition geek, and he'd
be happy to support you and your medical team's efforts concerning your