Leslie Scher Miller, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist with over 12 years of experience providing cognitive-behavioral therapy. Dr. Miller is one of the few psychologists in San Diego certified as a cognitive therapist by the Academy of Cognitive Therapy (www.academyofct.org). Leslie Scher Miller, Ph.D. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and completed her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego in 1998. Dr. Miller then completed a two-year fellowship at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), where she remained as a faculty member for an additional three years. As faculty, Dr. Miller directed the childhood trauma program, which provided Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT) for children and families. In Los Angeles, she also maintained a private practice with adults, adolescents, and children, specializing in cognitive-behavioral therapy.

Dr. Miller returned to San Diego in 2004 and continued her cognitive-behavioral training and practice at The Cognitive Therapy Institute. Dr. Miller's current private practice focuses on providing cognitive behavioral interventions for children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Miller is also on staff at The Boys' Institute for Growth, offering specialized treatment to boys and their family members.

Dr. Miller's professional memberships include the American Psychological Association, the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and the San Diego Psychological Association.