Dr. Miller is a Massachusetts-licensed Clinical Psychologist whose practice is focused on trauma- and PTSD-related matters in civil, criminal, and administrative legal proceedings. His clients are attorneys. He offers legal consultation, medical record reviews, serves as an expert witness, and performs PTSD-related diagnostic assessments of the parties involved.
Dr. Miller is employed by the US Department of Veterans Affairs, National Center for PTSD located at VA Boston Healthcare System in Boston, MA. He is also a Professor of Psychiatry with the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine and a Lecturer in the Harvard University School of Medicine.
His expertise is in the study and clinical assessment of traumatic stress, PTSD, and related responses to adverse life events. For the past 20+ years, he has studied these conditions, taught courses on the subject, written extensively on the topic, and assessed and treated patients with PTSD. He has published over 150 professional articles and book chapters on PTSD and related topics. He is currently an Associate Editor for the American Psychological Association’s flagship publication, the Journal of Psychopathology and Clinical Science, and he served previously in the same capacity for two other leading journals in the field of traumatic stress: the Journal of Traumatic Stress and Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice and Policy. During the development of the 5th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5; published in 2013), he served as an advisor to the workgroup in charge of the PTSD diagnosis and published seminal studies on proposed revisions to the PTSD diagnosis for DSM-5.