MEET ANNA MILLER
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Anna is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with experience treating adults in a variety of outpatient settings for over 10 years. She supports individuals through challenges related to depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, self-esteem, life transitions, career struggles, communication and relationship concerns. Additional treatment areas include perfectionism, thoughts of suicide, patterns of disordered eating, loneliness, emotional regulation and impulsivity. Most recently, Anna has supported graduate students and physicians in training in maintaining their personal and professional identities while working within competitive, demanding fields. Her therapeutic approach includes principles from Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Therapy and Trauma Informed Care.
Anna believes the body and mind heal together and psychological wellness involves taking care of your whole self. Using a collaborative and non-judgmental approach, her goal is to understand each person’s unique experience. It is through empathy, compassion, humor and building a foundation of trust that the therapy process empowers individuals to identify their strengths and become an active participant in their journey. With an understanding that life can be full of unexpected change, Anna strives to offer a safe and supportive space to take the steps and missteps towards a life filled with authenticity, growth and positive change.
Anna earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara, followed by her Master’s degree in Social Welfare from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Outside of clinical work, Anna enjoys pilates, planning and organizing events, exploring the outdoors with her dog, and spending time with family and friends.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Depression & Mood Disorders
Communication and Relationship Concerns