2000-present Music therapist, private practice, Healing Arts Studio, Phoenixville, PA
2010-2015 Creative Arts therapist, Roxborough Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
2013-2015 Music therapy Adjunct faculty at the Graduate Institute, Bethany, Conn
2004-2012 Music therapist, Pennsylvania Department of Aging
2000-2016 Teacher, Music for People
2010-present Teacher, Flute Haven Native Flute School
2006-2007 Activities director, Music therapist Unitarian Universalist House, Phil. PA
1999-2002 Adjunct faculty in the Music Therapy Department at Immaculata University
1996-1999 Music and Art teacher for Upattinas School, Glenmore, PA
1998-2000 Lesley University MA Expressive Arts Therapy, Cambridge, Massachusetts
6/1975-9/1977 Cheyney State University BFA – May, 1994 Cheyney, Pennsylvania
1/1973 -6/1973 Mt.Angel College Art/Music- Mt.Angel, Oregon
9/1971- 6/1972 Institutto Allende Art -San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
9/1970- 6/1971 Silvermine College of Art Art -New Canaan, Connecticut
1995 Certified art teacher for private schools through the Commonwealth of PA
1996 Therapeutic Sound school certification with Don Campbell
1997 Certified Music therapist through the American Association of Music Therapy.
1998 Certified Music Improvisation Instructor through Music for People
1999 Theater of Witness training in therapeutic storytelling
2005 Reiki level 2
2008 Vibrational Medicine certification training with Joy Gardner
2009 Chakra Healing with Applied Integration certification with Elizabeth Frediani
2017 -present The Interdisciplinary Society for Quantitative Research in Music and Medicine
Created 12 painted murals for Roxborough Hospital, one involved the patients
Created a Community mosaic mural for the city of Phoenixville, PA
Created a mosaic mural for Kiental Retreat Center in Switzerland
The Wilmington Arts Commission Summer Artist in Residence Program
Five County Arts Grant through PA Council of the Arts
Chester County Commissioners Arts grant
Miller, L Miller, E. (2017). The Use of Music for Neuromodulation. In Evans, J. R., & Turner, R. (Eds.), Rhythmic Stimulation Procedures in Neuromodulation. Amsterdam: Academic Press. Elsevier Publishers.
Miller , L. (2013) SpiritArts, Transformation through Creating Art, Music and Dance, Phoenixville, PA, Expressive Therapy Press.
Miller, L., Miller, E. (1999). Playing Music in the Group. . In Hibben, J. (Ed.), Inside Music Therapy: Client Experiences (pp. 3-86). Gilsum, NH: Barcelona Publishers.
Miller, L. Miller,E., (1995) Music & Dance Movement in Assisting the Chiropractic Process. Connections: Integrating Our Work and Play – Proceedings of the American Association for Music Therapy.
Miller, L, Miller, E., (1994.) Music Therapy & Dance Movement : Bridging Cultural Barriers in the Treatment of Chemical Dependency. Creating Cultural Connections-Proceedings of the N.Y.State Chapter American Dance Therapy Association. Viacom Conference Center, NY: April 23, 1994.
Miller L., Miller, E., (1993), Music & Dance in Recovery. Joint North American Music Therapy Conference, presentation audio cassette#931029-650 Audio Archives. Toronto,Canada: October28-31,1993.
Co-founder of Expressive Therapy Concepts: Coordinated 5 international conferences in Expressive Arts Therapies and Integrative Medicine
1995 Expressive Therapy Concepts, Bridging the Arts Together, The Desmond, Malvern, PA
A symposium including, Music therapy, Art therapy. Drama therapy, Poetry
Therapy, Psychodrama, Dance therapy and Expressive Arts therapy.
1997 Expressive Therapy Concepts, Arts Medicine, The Sheraton, Frazer, PA
1999 Expressive Therapy Concepts and Integrative Medicine Joint Conference Omega,
NY A conference uniting alternative therapies including the Creative Arts therapies
and Holistic Healing modalities such as Reiki, Biofeedback and massage.
2000, 2001 Expressive Therapy Concepts and Integrative Medicine Joint Conference,
Immaculata University, Frazer, PA A conference integrating east and west
2001-2010 Music for People, Kiental, Switzerland
2006-2008 Freeing the Natural Voice, Trimurti France
2008 Music Improvisation, Ompio Italy
2008 Music Therapy Interventions, Torino, Italy
2008-2016 Music Therapy Primer, Gwynd Mercy College, PA
1998-2014 The Art of Improvisation, Fredonia University, NY
2011-2014 Music for Everybody. Silverton, BC
2012 Vocal Improvisation for Music Therapists, MAR AMTA, Charlotte, NC
2012 Music Therapy in the Hospital Setting, Vinhams Hospital, New Delhi , India
2012 Therapeutic Voice, Music and Psychotherapy Conference, Bangalore, India
2013 Therapeutic Voice, Interdisciplinary Society of Music and Medicine, Georgia
2013 BioGuided Music therapy, Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, NY
2014 Vocal Improvisation for Music therapists, MAR AMTA Buffalo, NY
2014 Vocal Improvisation, National Society of Improvised Music, New School, NY
2014 Music Therapy in the Hospital Setting, Madanta Hospital, Gurgeon, India
2014 BioGuided Music Therapy, Bangalore University, Bangalore, India
2014 Drum Circle Facilitation, Summit Expressive Therapy Conference, Ny. NY
2014 Vocal Improvisation for Well-Being, Sound and Consciousness Conference,
2015 Music Improv in the Hospital Setting, Interdisciplinary Society of Qualitative
Research in Music and Medicine, Immaculata University, Immaculata, PA
2015 Multicultural Therapeutic Music, MAR AMTA, Ocean City, Maryland
2016 Music for People Improvisation Orchestra, Transformation through
Improvisation. “Special event”, Annual Conference for the National
Association of Social Workers-NJ Chapter. Atlantic City, NJ.
2016 SpiritArts, Transformation through Improvisation, Keynote presentation: Music
Healing and Transition Conference, Los Altos, CA
2017 Listen Up: Finding the Song Within: Music Improv Skills in the Treatment of
Trauma, Rutgers University School of Social Work CE, New Brunswick, NJ.
2017 Music Therapy and the PolyVagal Theory, Interdisciplinary Society of Qualitative
Research in Music and Medicine, Bridgeport University.
2018 Opening the 5th Chakra through Sound Medicine, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.
2018 Multi-Cultural Music Making Programs for Middlesex County Council of Arts, NJ.
2019 Vocal Improvisation and PolyVagal Theory, International Society of Improvised Music Conference, Minneapolis, MN