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About Raissa M. Miller

Dr. Raissa Miller is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Counselor Education. She earned a Ph.D. in Counseling and a B.A. in International Studies from the University of North Texas. She also completed advanced training in Interpersonal Neurobiology through the Mindsight Institute and levels I and II training in the Gottman Method through the Gottman Institute. Dr. Miller’s clinical experience includes work in community agencies and private practice serving individual and couples struggling with developmental and clinical mental health concerns. Her primary research interests include understanding the impact of integrating and teaching principles of interpersonal neurobiology to students, practitioners, and clients, as well as developing community-based research initiatives in substance abuse treatment. She has collaborated on research related to the clinical practices of counselor educators, factors related to the therapeutic relationship, and the potential impact of the DSM-5. She is a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and the Global Association for Interpersonal Neurobiology Studies (GAINS) amongst others.

Positions

January 2015 - Present Group Counselor, Recovery 4 Life
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2014 - Present Assistant Professor, Boise State University Department of Counselor Education
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August 2014 - Present Clinical Supervisor, Boise State University Department of Counselor Education
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May 2012 - August 2012 Assistant Director, University of North Texas ‐ Counseling and Human Development Center
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August 2011 - December 2012 Assistant Internship Coordinator, University of North Texas ‐ Department of Counseling and Higher Education
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Grants

2015 - 2016 Dissemination of Evidenced-Based Practices for Substance Use Disorders
Idaho Legislative Services
Millennium Fund Grant
Role: Program Evaluator
$116,246
2013 - 2013 Educational Endowment Grant
Texas Counseling Association (TCA)
2013 - 2013 Research Grant
Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES)
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2015 - Present Webinar Training Co-Coordinator, Neuroscience Interest Network (ACES)
2014 - Present Advisor, Chi Sigma Iota
2014 - Present Program Evaluation Coordinator, Institute for the Study of Addiction
2015 - 2016 Counsel of Leaders, Secretary, Idaho Counseling Association
2014 - 2015 Vice President, Idaho Association for Counselor Educators and Supervisors
2012 - 2013 Co-Chair, Mentoring Committee, Chi Sigma Iota (Rho Kappa Chapter)
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Honors and Awards

  • 2013 - Emerging Leaders Fellow, ACES

Education

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2014 Ph.D. - Counseling, University of North Texas ‐ Department of Counseling and Higher Education
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2009 M.Ed. - Counseling (Emphasis: Community Counseling), University of North Texas ‐ Department of Counseling and Higher Education
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2005 B.A. - International Studies (Minor: Spanish and Counseling), University of North Texas
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