Melissa Miller,PhD

Licensed Psychologist


ABOUT DR. Miller


BIO: Dr. Miller was born and raised in Canada. She lived in Milwaukee for many years before moving to Durham in 2012 for her Predoctoral Internship. Dr. Miller now considers North Carolina to be her home, and her husband and dog agree. She enjoys hiking and nature (especially mountains), spending time with friends, and participating in the vibrant art communities in The Triangle. Dr. Miller is likely to be working on several different arts and crafts projects at any given time.


TRAINING: Dr. Miller completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Sociology from The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She earned her M.S. and Ph.D. from Marquette University, and she was intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) at the Center for Behavioral Medicine. Dr. Miller completed her Predoctoral Internship and Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Duke University Medical Center. She was an Assistant Professor at Duke for several years, where she provided direct clinical care to clients and supervision and training to students.  

EXPERTISE: Dr. Miller has expertise in borderline personality disorder and working with individuals with emotional and interpersonal dysregulation. Dr. Miller also specializes in providing psychoeducation and skills training to the family members of loved ones with emotion regulation disorders. She has expertise in exposure-based treatments for anxiety disorders, trauma and stress, obsessive compulsive disorder, and repetitive behavioral problems (e.g., skin picking, hair pulling).

EVIDENCE-BASED THERAPIES OFFERED: DBTCBT , Behavioral Activation (BA)Trauma Therapies


POPULATIONS SERVED: Dr. Miller sees adults (aged 18+). She provides both individual and group therapy, and she leads both adult DBT groups. She also provides skills training for couples and families.


DR. Miller

All intakes are scheduled through our intake line. If you would like to work with Dr. Miller,

please include that in your voicemail or email.

Phone: 919-237-3321


5726 Fayetteville Rd

Suite 101

Durham, NC 27713

Phone:  919-237-3321


Fax: 919-287-2829