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Lisa Miller, Ph.D., is the New York Times bestselling author of The Spiritual Child and The Awakened Brain. She is also a professor in the Clinical Psychology Program at Teachers College, Columbia University. 

She is the Founder and Director of the Spirituality Mind Body Institute, the first Ivy League graduate program and research institute in spirituality and psychology, and has held over a decade of joint appointments in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical School. 

Her innovative research has been published in more than one hundred peer-reviewed articles in leading journals, including Cerebral Cortex, The American Journal of Psychiatry, and the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.