Dr. Miller, a Board Certified Neuropsychologist and UC Davis Associate Professor, specializes in Brain Injury in both Adults and Children, Neurodevelopmental conditions including Autism and Intellectual Disability, Brain Development, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.
Dr. Miller has been retained in civil cases to opine on allegations of brain injury and posttraumatic stress, and in criminal cases to opine on brain maturity, impact of childhood adverse experiences on brain development, and competency to stand trial in individuals with brain injury, dementia, stroke, and developmental disorders.
Dr. Miller serves as Associate Clinical Professor at UC Davis School of Medicine, Department of Neurology. She is a former Assistant Professor at UC Berkeley, Department of Clinical Sciences. Dr. Miller serves as an expert consultant to the California Board of Psychology and to Shriners Hospitals for Children, Northern California.
Prior to going into private practice in Sacramento, CA, Dr. Miller worked with veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at Department of Veteran's Affairs and served as Associate Training Director in Neuropsychology for VA Northern California Health Care System. Dr. Miller previously worked with patients with acute TBI in the Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit and Acute Rehabilitation Unit at John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek.
Dr. Miller earned her undergraduate degree in psychology at UC Berkeley. She completed her doctoral degree and internship in Clinical Psychology, specialization in neuropsychology, at University of Florida. She completed her fellowship in neuropsychology at VA Northern California Health Care System.
As a specialized team of experts in forensic psychology, neuropsychology, and neurology, the Pacific Forensic Group is uniquely positioned to address the majority of forensic issues involving the brain, psychological functioning and behavior.
Our group of colleagues include:
-Dr. Teo Ernst, Practice Director, Board Certified Forensic Psychologist, Specializing in PTSD, Testamentary Capacity, Personal Injury, Employment Evaluations, and Mitigation/Resentencing
-Dr. Peter Brain Andersson, Board Certified Neurologist, Specializing in Traumatic Brain Injury, Neurocognitive Disorders, Multiple Sclerosis
-Dr. Charles Filanosky, Board Certified Rehabilitation Psychologist, Specializing in Traumatic Brain Injury, PTSD
-Dr. David Contreras, Board Certified Forensic Psychologist, Specializing in Juvenile Competency to Stand Trial, Transfer/Waiver to Adult Court, Juvenile Sexual Offenses
-Dr. Kimberly Miller, Board Certified Neuropsychologist, Specializing in Adult and Child Brain Injury, Brain Development and Maturity, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and Neurodevelopmental Conditions including Autism and Intellectual Disability.
-Dr. Lisa Kalich, Board Certified Forensic Psychologist, Specializing in Personal Injury, Parenting Capacity, Sexual Offender and Violence Risk Assessment for Adults and Juveniles, Disability, Child Witness Issues.
-Dr. Jerry Lockhart, Board Certified Forensic Psychologist, Bilingual (Spanish-English Specializing in Juvenile Competency and Immigration Evaluations
-Dr. Laurel Mattos, Forensic Psychologist, Specializing in Trial Competency, NGRI, Mental Health Diversion, Violence Risk Assessment
-Dr. Elise Yenne, Forensic Psychologist, Specializing in Juvenile and Adult Trial Competency, Violence Risk Assessment Transfer Hearings
-Dr. Trayci Dahl, Board Certified Forensic Psychologist, Specializing in Filicide, Capital Sentencing, and Threat Assessment
-Dr. Mario Souza, Bilingual (Spanish-English) Board Certified Forensic Psychologist, Specializing in Violence Risk, Sex Offender Risk, Insanity, Mitigation, and Mental Health Diversion
The Pacific Forensic Group is unique in having two experts who conduct evaluations in Spanish. We are available for in person and zoom forensic evaluations depending upon the case specifics. Please utilize our website to learn more about our forensic and medical-legal services the civil, criminal, probate, and employment arenas.
- Brain Injury
- Forensic Psychology
- Neurodevelopmental Disorder/Disability
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Spine Medicine
- Spine Surgery
- Testamentary Capacity
- Trauma Surgery/Trauma Medicine
Available Upon Request