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Guest Appearance on Voice America: Preparing for the Unexpected




I make a guest appearance on the March 3, 2018 Voice America Podcast. You can listen to the episode here.

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Episode Description:

The 2018-03-08 episode will dig a bit deeper into how disasters impact our behaviors and ongoing responses to traumatic situations. We’ll talk with Clinical Psychologist Dr. Rickey Miller, who will discuss the various ways in which people respond to situations and how we can help people overcome their anxieties and stresses related to the disasters they have experienced or witnessed. Many organizations will have emergency response plans to address evacuations and basic employee safety concerns. This episode will take BCM professionals to a deeper level and provide insight on other topics that may need to be addressed in their employee plans to ensure ongoing support for employees when faced with traumatic situations.



Dr. Rickey Miller has been licensed by the College of Psychology of Ontario since 1982 (license 1555). She completed her undergraduate degree at York University and obtained her Ph.D. from the clinical psychology program at the University of Waterloo in 1980. Dr. Miller completed her one-year pre-doctoral internship at the fully accredited clinical program at the Lafayette Clinic in Detroit, Michigan.

Since 2001, Dr. Miller has been a diplomate in Professional Psychotherapy and in Behavioural Medicine (International Academy of Behavioural Medicine, Counseling and Psychotherapy). Diplomates are internationally recognized as having fulfilled extremely high standards for professional excellence.

Dr. Miller is a member of the Ontario Psychological Association. She has been listed with the Canadian Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology since 1986 and has been a member of the Canadian Academy of Psychologists in Disability Assessment since 1998. Dr. Miller has many years of experience completing psycholegal assessments and testifying as an expert witness in court.

From 1981 to 1985, Dr. Miller was a staff psychologist at Toronto General Hospital, where she established the Pain Management Program within the Department of Psychology. From 1985 to 1990, she was Chief Psychologist at Scarborough Grace Hospital.

Her main areas of expertise include: 

  • health psychology
  • stress management
  • personal injury
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • relationship issues
  • sexual abuse and assault
  • anger management
  • work-related stress
  • parenting issues
  • weight control
  • assertiveness training
  • relaxation training
  • meditation and
  • hypnosis

 She provides a wide variety of treatment approaches including cognitive-behavioural, psychodynamic, hypnosis, meditation, and relaxation techniques. She is sensitive to the complex brain-body interaction and treats physical and emotional symptoms. She treats all ages and provides treatment to individuals and couples.