Articles by Laura Miller, PsyD

Dr. Laura Miller is a psychologist at Virginia Tech’s Thomas E. Cook Counseling Center where she completed her internship. She received her B.S. degree in Psychology at Louisiana State University, received her M.S. degrees in Clinical Psychology from Northwestern State University and Georgia Southern University, and earned her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Georgia Southern University. Dr. Miller enjoys working with clients of all ages individually and in groups with a wide variety of clinical concerns, and is particularly interested in helping those who struggle with depression, anxiety, and identity concerns. Dr. Miller also has a passion for helping clients through crises, trauma, and suicidal thoughts. Her research has focused on developmental theories for emerging adults including the development of emotional intelligence, belief in one's ability to cope with stress, adjustment to college, and family and ethnic cultural influences. In the therapy room, Dr. Miller strives to create a collaborative and open relationship where clients have control. Dr. Miller works from a multiculturally inclusive and integrative approach that focuses on techniques best suited to the client’s readiness for change and self-acceptance. In her free time, she enjoys cooking Cajun dishes from her home state of Louisiana, watching suspense movies, and walking her dog.