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Dr. Katheryn Miller, R.Psych. (she/her)


Clinical Expertise

Dr. Miller works with adolescents (ages 16+ years) and adults (ages 18+ years) experiencing: eating disorders (bulimia, anorexia, binge eating disorder, avoidant restrictive food intake disorder), body image issues, posttraumatic stress disorder, insomnia, emotional difficulties related to reproductive milestones (e.g., pregnancy, menopause), as well as anxiety (social anxiety, panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder), depression, and other psychological difficulties (perfectionism, low self-esteem, procrastination).

Education, Clinical Training & Experience

  • Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) in Clinical Psychology, University of Waterloo (Waterloo, ON)

  • Master of Arts (MA) in Clinical Psychology, University of Waterloo (Waterloo, ON)

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc), First Class Honours in Psychology, Mount Allison University (Sackville, NB)

  • Residency Completed at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (Hamilton, ON)

  • Psychologist with the Outpatient Eating Disorders Program at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (2020-2021)

  • Psychologist with Breakwater Institute for Occupational Stress and Trauma (2020-2021)


Current Activities & Memberships

  • Registered Psychologist (R1094), Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology

  • Member, Canadian Psychological Association


Selected Publications

  • Miller, K.E., Kelly, A., & Stephen, E. (2019). Exposure to body focused and non-body focused others over a week: A preliminary investigation of their unique contributions to college women’s eating and body image. Body image, 28, 44-52.

  • Kelly, A.C., Miller, K.E., Vimalakanthan, K., Dupasquier, J.R., & Waring, S. (2018). Compassion-based interventions for body image. In T. Tylka & N. Piran (eds.). Handbook of Positive Body Image: Constructs, Protective Factors, and Interventions. Oxford University Press. 

  • Kelly, A.C., Vimalakanthan, K., & Miller, K. E. (2014). Self-compassion moderates the relationship between body mass index and both eating disorder pathology and body image flexibility. Body Image, 11, 446-453. DOI: 10.1016/j.bodyim.2014.07.005

  •  Claxton-Oldfield, S., & Miller, K.E. (2014). A study of Canadian volunteers' attitudes toward physician-assisted suicide. American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine. Prepublished February 21, 2014, DOI: 10.1177/1049909114523826

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