Ivan J. Miller, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Flatirons Medical Arts Building
350 Broadway, Suite 210
Boulder, Colorado 80305
(303) 499-3888


Ivan J. Miller, Ph. D.
Advocate for Psychology

Dr. Miller aspired to be a psychologist most of his life and has dedicated a significant portion of his career to contributing to his profession. After receiving a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Michigan in 1969, he moved to Colorado where he began his career in mental health. For 17 years he worked in publicly funded mental health facilities, both in hospitals and at the Boulder County Mental Health Center. While at the Mental Health Center he became Team Leader for the Hospital and Hospital Alternatives Team. In this role he helped establish Cedar House, a model alternative to hospitalization program. In 1986 he received his Ph. D. from the University of Colorado, and has been a licensed psychologist since 1990.

Dr. Miller has experience working with hospitalized teenagers and adults; providing outpatient therapy for children, adolescents, adults, seniors, couples and families; conducting and evaluating psychological testing; doing custody evaluations; leading group therapy; consulting with organizations; and treating drug and alcohol abuse. He has expertise in the areas of anger control, empathic communication, domestic violence, high conflict families, stepfamilies, depression, and supervision. His current practice is a general practice which includes the treatment of teenagers and adults in individual, group, couples, and family therapy, and the supervision of other psychologists.

He has served as a Board Member of the Colorado Psychological Association; has served as committee member of the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Template Implementation Work Group, which established scientific criteria for evaluating treatment guidelines; has been a member for 10 years and is currently co-Chair of the APA’s Interdivisional (39/42) Task Force on Managed Care and Health Care Policy; is a Board Member of the APA’s Division of Independent Practice: and is on the Book Review Staff of the American Journal of Psychotherapy.

In his career Dr. Miller has made over 40 professional presentations and has authored over 35 publications, which include 6 peer-reviewed articles and two books. This professional work has focused on health care policy, ethics, marketing, consumer advocacy, and domestic violence.