Lynn Miller, University of British Columbia

Associate Professor Education and Counseling Psychology and Special Education Vancouver, British Columbia lynn.miller@ubc.ca Office: (604) 822-8539

Bio/Research

Lynn Miller, Ph. D., R. Psych., is an Associate Professor in the Education and Counseling Psychology and Special Education department at UBC. She started her career as a classroom teacher, and then worked as a school counselor K-12. She has several research grants, including a Canadian Institutes...

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Bio/Research

Lynn Miller, Ph. D., R. Psych., is an Associate Professor in the Education and Counseling Psychology and Special Education department at UBC. She started her career as a classroom teacher, and then worked as a school counselor K-12. She has several research grants, including a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) grant, examining the effects of empirically supported approaches to child anxiety in the public school system.

She is the lead trainer for the FRIENDS program, an evidence-based curriculum based on cognitive behaviour principles, targeting anxiety, which is available to all grade 4-5 students in BC. She has conducted research on an adolescent model of school implementation of FRIENDS, as well as an enhanced version of the FRIENDS program for Aboriginal children. As the Myrne Nevison Prevention Research Professor, she is currently investigating anxiety at the entry to school in grades kindergarten and one. She is President of the Anxiety Disorders Assoc. of Canada, 2010-2013, and recently completed her term serving as the President of the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors (2004-2006).



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