Senior Lecturer

Laura Miller

Laura D. Miller, LCSW, is a psychotherapist in private practice in Brooklyn. She has a special interest in issues related to immigration, and focuses on bilingual/bicultural work with Latinx immigrants. She works with Physicians in Human Rights providing pro bono psychological evaluations for asylum seekers. She previously served as a psychotherapist and supervisor at Interborough Developmental and Consultation Centers, and has treated a range of mental health issues including depression, anxiety, PTSD, and bipolar disorder.

Ms. Miller has published and presented on issues including problems of transition with adolescent immigrants, and the impact of parental infidelity on adult clients. Her work has been published in the Clinical Social Work Journal. She is an Associate Editor of the academic journal Contemporary Psychoanalysis. She is a contributor to the Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Action blog for Psychology Today. At CSSW, she has taught Direct Practice with Individuals, Families, and Groups and Adult Psychopathology and Pathways to Wellness. She also teaches in the social work graduate schools at Fordham University and CUNY Hunter College.

Ms. Miller is the Director of the License Qualifying Program in Psychoanalysis at the William Alanson White Institute, where she earned a certificate in psychoanalysis. She earned her BA in sociology from New York University, and her MSW from CUNY Hunter College, with a Certificate of Specialization in Children, Youth, and Families.