Dr. Laurence Miller

Clinical, Forensic, and Consulting Psychologist

 

Dr. Laurence Miller is a psychologist in Boca Raton, Florida, specializing in clinical psychology, neuropsychology, forensic psychology, police psychology, and business psychology.

Dr. Miller is the Police Psychologist for the West Palm Beach Police Department, a Forensic Psychological Examiner for the Palm Beach County Court, a Certified Trainer by the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, Board Certified in Forensic Traumatology by the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, a member of the International Law Enforcement Trainers and Educators Association.

Dr. Miller is an instructor at the Police Academy-Criminal Justice Institute of Palm Beach County and an adjunct professor at Florida Atlantic University. He conducts continuing educational programs and training seminars, as well as programs for private corporations, public organizations, and citizens groups across the U.S. and Canada.

Dr. Miller is the author of over 200 print and online publications, pertaining to the brain, behavior, health, law, police psychology, criminal justice, stress management, crisis intervention, workplace and school violence, terrorism, and workplace psychology. He is the author of eight books, including Shocks to the System: Psychotherapy of Traumatic Disability Syndromes (Norton) and Practical Police Psychology: Stress Management and Crisis Intervention for Law Enforcement (Charles C Thomas). Dr. Miller is also a frequent commentator on radio, TV, and print media.

Workshops, Presentations and Seminar Topics

Behavioral medicine: Stress management for a healthy lifestyle. Program presented at the First Annual Regional Conference of the South Florida Brain Tumor Association, Dania, Florida, January 9, 1993.

Reclaiming the shattered self: Psychotherapy of the brain-injured patient. Keynote address presented at the Mild/Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury Seminar, Reading Rehabilitation Hospital and Penn State University, Reading, Pennsylvania, April 20, 1994.

Reaching the breaking point: Are we becoming more violent society? TV interview, CBS Action News, West Palm Beach, Florida, May 18, 1995.

Intervention strategies with victims of domestic violence. Program presented to Palm Beach County Victim Services Domestic Violence Seminar, West Palm Beach, Florida, October 3, 1995.

Evaluation and treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder in victims of violent crime. Program presented to Palm Beach County Victim Services, West Palm Beach, Florida, January 25, 1996.

Special applications of critical incident stress debriefing. Inservice program presented to Palm Beach County CISM Team, West Palm Beach, Florida, June 19, 1996.

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and crisis intervention. Program presented to the Center for Information and Crisis Services, Boynton Beach, Florida, October 5, 1996.

Critical incident stress management: Basic CISM Certification Training Course. West Palm Beach, Florida, September 6-7, 1997.

Workplace violence and domestic violence: Prevention, response, and recovery. Program presented at Domestic Violence Awareness Month Seminar, Palm Beach County Victim Services, West Palm Beach, Florida, October 17, 1997.

Workplace violence in the healthcare setting: Prevention, response, and recovery. Inservice training program presented to South Florida Pain and Rehabilitation Center, Lantana, Florida, November 20, 1997.

Critical incident stress management: Basic CISM Certification Training Course Stuart, Florida, January 10-11, 1998.

Critical incident stress management: Basic CISM Certification Training Course. Delray Beach, Florida, March 28-29, 1998.

Psychological responses to disasters: FEMA Disaster Management Training Course. West Palm Beach, Florida, April 2, 1998.

Posttraumatic stress disorder after workplace violence: Making the case for psychological injury. Program presented at the American Trial Lawyers Association Conference on Premises Liability, Inadequate Security, and Violent Crimes, Phoenix, Arizona, February 27, 1999.

Critical incident stress management: Basic CISM Certification Training Course. West Palm Beach, Florida, April 17-18, 1998.

Posttraumatic stress disorder in victims of violent crime. TV interview, WINQ Live Community Update, Lake Park, Florida, September 30, 1999.

Beating burnout: Understanding and coping with vicarious traumatization and compassion fatigue for mental health clinicians and social service providers. Seminar presented to AMCAL Family Services, Montreal, Canada, October 18-19, 1999.

Crime trauma: Victims and helpers. Program presented at South Florida Society for Trauma-Based Disorders Continuing Education Seminar, Hollywood, Florida, December 3, 1999.

Crime scene trauma: Effective modalities for victims and helpers. Workshop presented to Palm Beach County Victims Services, West Palm Beach, Florida, January 10, 2000.

Crisis management of violent episodes in the health care setting. Inservice training program presented to Heartland Rehabilitation Center, Lantana, Florida, February 3, 2000.

Workplace violence in the clinical healthcare setting: Prevention, response, and recovery. Program presented to Intracorp, Coral Springs, Florida,
May 17, 2000.

Critical incident stress management: Basic CISM Certification Training Course. West Palm Beach, Florida, May 20-21, 2000.

Workplace violence in the clinical healthcare setting: Prevention, response, and recovery. Program presented to Gold Coast Network, West Palm Beach, Florida, June 17, 2000.

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in traumatic brain injury (TBI) cases: Clinical, neuropsychological, and forensic considerations. Program presented at the Annual Conference of the Brain Injury Association of America, Chicago, Illinois, July 30, 2000.

Preventing and responding to school violence. Roundtable panel discussion at the Barry Grunow Memorial Summit on Youth and School Violence, Center for Family Services, West Palm Beach, Florida, August 8, 2000.

Crime victimization and workplace violence: A critical incident stress management approach. Program presented to Center for Family Services, West Palm Beach, Florida, December 1, 2000.

Workplace violence and domestic violence: Strategies for prevention, response, and recovery. Training program presented to Parkland Public Safety Department, Parkland, Florida, April 18, 2001.

Psychological responses to trauma: Applications to brain injury assessment and treatment. Seminar presented at the 16th Annual Symposium of the Western Michigan Brain Injury Network, Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 27, 2001.

Psychology in the criminal justice system: Expanding roles for mental health services. Program presented at Florida Psychological Association Continuing Education Seminar, West Palm Beach, September 15, 2001.

Not just terrorism: Psychological stress syndromes affecting rehabilitation. Program presented to Barkely Care Corporation, Boynton Beach, Florida, October 4, 2001.

Killer cops? Understanding and responding to police violence. WCTC-New Brunswick, April 11, 2002.

Bullying and harassment at school: What it is and what to do about it. Program presented at Hillel Hebrew Day School, Boca Raton, Florida, May 7, 2002.

Terrorism: Psychological response syndromes and treatment strategies. Seminar presented to South Florida Society for Trauma-Based Disorders, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, September 20, 2002.

Crisis management in the healthcare setting: What front-line clinicians need to know. Inservice program presented to Heartland Rehabilitation Services, Boca Raton, Florida, December 19, 2002.

"School shock:" Preventing and responding to school violence. Continuing education seminar and book signing, Barnes & Noble, Boynton Beach Florida, May 8, 2003.

Managing the problem officer in the community policing era. Plenary Session presented at the 25th Contemporary Issues in Police Administration, Institute for Law Enforcement Administration, Dallas, Texas, March 25, 2004.

Children in the criminal justice system: What community leaders need to know. Program presented to the Boca Raton Exchange Club, Boca Raton, Florida, March 31, 2004.

Serial killers: Who they are and what you can do to protect yourself. Interview on NBC Channel 5 News, West Palm Beach, Florida, June 9, 2004.

Building the bully-proof child: Recommendations for students, teachers, and parents. Program presented to Anti-Defamation League, West Palm Beach, Florida, August 19, 2004.

Bully-proofing your child and school: Practical strategies for parents and educators. Program presented at the Educator Appreciation Day Event of the Palm Beach County School System, Barnes & Noble, Boynton Beach, Florida, October 21, 2004.

Stress management at work: Coping with corporate restructuring. Program presented to Seisint Technologies, Boca Raton, Florida, November 3, 2004.

Inside the criminal mind: Forensic psychology in fact and fiction. South Florida Crime and Mystery Writers' Seminar, Barnes & Noble, Boynton Beach, Florida, February 22, 2005.

Inside the police officer's mind. Radio interview, Dr. Carole's Couch, Los Angeles, March 21, 2006.

Personalities on the job: How to survive and thrive with your colorful coworkers. Program presented to Area Conference on Aging, Broward County, May 9, 2006.

The psychology of police brutality and corruption. Radio interview, The Expert Witness Radio Show, WBAI, New York, June 11, 2006.

Practical police psychology: What cops and shrinks both need to know. Radio interview, Shrinkrap Radio Network, Los Angeles, June 16, 2006.

Police psychology into the 21st century: Challenges and opportunities. Invited lecture at Florida Metropolitan University, November 27, 2006.

Following is a list of organizations with whom Dr. Miller has interviewed, consulted or trained:

South Florida Brain Tumor Association

Reading Rehabilitation Hospital

Penn State University

CBS Action News, West Palm Beach, Florida

Palm Beach County Victim Services

Palm Beach County CISM Team

Center for Information and Crisis Services

Florida Pain and Rehabilitation Center

American Trial Lawyers Association

FEMA

WINQ Live Community Update

AMCAL Family Services

South Florida Society for Trauma-Based Disorders

Heartland Rehabilitation Center

Intracorp

Gold Coast Network

Brain Injury Association of America

Center for Family Services

Parkland Public Safety Department

Western Michigan Brain Injury Network

Florida Psychological Association

Barkely Care Corporation

Hillel Hebrew Day School

Institute for Law Enforcement Administration

Boca Raton Exchange Club

NBC Channel 5 News

Anti-Defamation League

Palm Beach County School System

Seisint Technologies

Dr. Carole's Couch (Radio interview)

The Expert Witness Radio Show, WBAI, New York

Shrinkrap Radio Network (Radio interview)

Florida Metropolitan University

 





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