Birth Date and Place:  11/02/46; New Brighton, PA

Marital Status:  Married.  Wife - Loren Honatke Miller

Children:  Daughter - Melissa;  Son - Aaron


1998-2002  National Training Program in Contemporary Psychoanalysis (Certificate awarded)

1988+1995  Harvard University - Visiting Scholar (HDS)

1987-1988  Boston Institute for Psychotherapy - Associate Clinical Fellow

                  Program (Postdoctoral Externship)

1977-1981  University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA

                 Graduated with Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology with Clinical Emphasis

1975-1977  Duquesne University, Pittsburgh PA

                 Graduated with Certifice of Advanced Graduate Study (C.A.G.S.)

                  in  School Psychology

1972-1973  University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

                 Ph.D. programs in Psychology and Philosophy

1971-1972  University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA

                  Graduated with MA in Psychology

1969-1970  Engineering Officer Candidate School

                 Ft. Belvior, MD

1966-1968  Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA

                 Graduated Cum Laude with BA in Philosophy

1965-1966  University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana

1964-1965  Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA


American Psychological Association (APA) Divisions:  1) General Psychology 

                                                                20) Adult Development and Aging;
                                                                36) Psychology and Religion

                                                                39) Division of Psychoanalysis

Vermont Institute for the Psychotherapies (VIP): Secretary - 2011 to Present

New England Psychological Association (NEPA):

         NEPA President-Elect  1986-1987

         NEPA President  1987-1988

         NEPA Past-President  1988-1989

         NEPA Steering Committee  1983-1992   

         NEPA Chair of Symposia Committee  1988-1992   

Vermont Association for Psychoanalytic Studies (VAPS): 1988-Present

        VAPS President, 2001 through 2003

Society for Research in Adult Development (SRAD)

        SRAD Board of Directors 1991-1999

        SRAD Executive Director and Symposium Co-chair 1993-2002    


Certificate in Contemporary Psychoanalysis

Licensed Clinical Psychologist-Doctorate (Vermont #244)


Member of the Founding Editorial Board of the Bulletin of the Boston Institute for Psychotherapy.

Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Adult Development

Consulting Editor for Psychoanalytic Perspectives:

At-large reviewer for the Journal of Religion and Health


1983-Present: Director of Student Counseling and Psychological Services for Norwich University. Duties include: Director of APPIC Internship Training Program and Postdoctoral Clinical Fellow Program, conduct psychotherapy and comprehensive assessments, and consultations with local psychiatric services and facilities. Supervisor of additional part-time therapists, two doctoral interns, practica students and two postdoctoral clinical fellows.

1981-Present: Professor of Psychology at Norwich University, Northfield, VT

1984-1989: Adjunct Professor of Psychology in the Graduate Clinical Psychology Program at Saint Michael's College in Burlington, VT. Instructor of their two-semester course in Psychological Assessment as well as Advanced Developmental Psychology.

1983-1991: Adjunct Professor and Field Faculty in Psychology for the Graduate Program of Vermont College—a Division of Norwich University 

1976-1981: Assistant Professor of Psychology at Beaver County Community College, Monaca, PA. (Received tenure: Spring of 1979)  Courses taught most often: General Psychology, Personality Theories, Human Growth and Development, Marriage and the Family, and Introduction to Philosophy.  Served as Divisional (Arts and Sciences) representative to the Academic Council and Chairman of the Certification Committee.

1976-1977: Engaged in a one-year clinical internship at the D.T. Watson Rehabilitation Hospital, Sewickley, PA; primarily responsible for doing psychodiagnostic evaluations, psychotherapy (group and individual), and related assignments under the supervision of Paul O. Young, Ph.D., Director of Psychological Services.

1974-1976: Director of Educational Services for Beaver County Community College.  Responsible for coordinating the Educational Services Division with all segments of the campus and community.  Responsible for writing proposals and implementing two state grants, and supervising all personnel (counselors, tutors, etc.) employed through same.  Taught Philosophy and Psychology on a part-time basis.

1972-1974: Taught Psychology at Santa Fe Junior College, Gainesville, Florida.

1968-1971: Military experience.  Staff Officer at battalion level and Commanding Officer of a Transportation Company.


2011-Present: Board Member, Founding Member, and Faculty of the Vermont Institute for the Psychotherapies (VIP) -  a professional training organization dedicated to providing post-graduate studies in the psychoanalytic psychotherapies.
1983-Present: Part-time private practice in clinical psychology and psychotherapy.

1983-Present: Psychological consultant to the Vermont State Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services.  

1981-Present: Psychological consultant to various school systems in the Central Vermont region.

1985-1986: Psychological consultant to the Vermont State Department of Disability Determination Services.

1976-1979: Consultant to various school systems in the Pittsburgh, PA area while working for Behavioral Associates, Inc.

1974-1976: Performed psychological assessments for Pennsylvania Psychological Services (PPS).

1972-1974: Led therapy groups and was a graduate Teaching Assistant under Dr. Sydney Jourard at the University of Florida. Taught Philosophy classes at U. of Florida.

1971-1972: Counseling internship at the Student Counseling Center while a graduate student at the University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA.


1998-2002: Completed postdoctoral psychoanalytic training at the National Training Program in Contemporary Psychoanalysis in New York City. This was extensive postdoctoral training that involves numerous 3-day seminars at the National Institute for Psychotherapies. The training was conducted by well-known analysts.
1987- Present: Engaged in a variety of advanced training experiences in psychodynamic and psychoanalytic psychotherapy with: the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, the Boston Institute for Psychotherapy, The New England Center for Self Psychology, the Vermont Association for Psychoanalytic Studies, Three Ripley Street—Continuing Education Program for Mental Health Professionals, Massachusetts Mental Health Center, and Harvard Medical School.

Engaged in Extern Training Program/Associate Clinical Fellow Program at the Boston Institute for Psychotherapy during 1987-1988 while on Sabbatical from my academic appointment at Norwich University.  This postdoctoral training program included intensive supervision and seminars in psychoanalytic and psychoanalytically-oriented psychotherapy.


Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities, Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) at Westminster College, Cum Laude Graduate, Dean's List, President of Philosophy Honorary--Phi Sigma Tau, Recipient of the Phi Sigma Tau Book Award presented to the outstanding senior philosophy student, Beta Beta Beta member--Biology Honorary, Thanes--Men's Honorary, and recipient of Graduate Teaching Assistantships - Awarded a research grant from the University of Pittsburgh for my doctoral research, and awarded a Dana Foundation Grant (Category I Dana Professorship) for outstanding achievement at Norwich University. Appointed as Charles A. Dana Professor of Psychology in 2008.

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Dr. Melvin E. Miller  ​