Verlin L. Miller, ACSW, LISW

Work History

Ridgewood Counseling Centre
Akron, Ohio
May 1991 - Present
  • Operate a full-time private practice for people of all ages
  • Referred by physicians (54%), clients (20%), managed care (10%), EAP (10%) and courts (1%)
  • Provide individual therapy using cognitive and behavioral methodologies
  • Provide marital counseling and family therapy using structured approaches
  • Provide employee assistance services for major EAP companies through problem-focused approaches to substance abuse and other work-related issues
  • Provide Critical Incident Stress Debriefings for robberies, corporate cutbacks, work injuries or deaths
  • Perform educational seminars and training sessions
  • Provide in-house consultations for Monsanto Corporation, Flexsys America, KeyBank, Anheuser-Busch, SeaWorld, Exxon-Mobil, small businesses and family businesses
Associated Counseling Services
Akron, Ohio
September 1988 - May 1991
  • Full-time private practice providing marital counseling and family therapy using structured approaches
  • Provided individual therapy using cognitive and behavioral methodologies
  • Provided EAP services through short-term cognitive behavioral, teaching and training through mental health presentations to service organizations, nursing home consultation for Altercare Nursing Home Corporation
Portage Psychological Associates
Ravenna, Ohio
July 1975 - April 1990
  • Part-time private practice
  • Provided marriage and family therapy, mental health, employee assistance programs and consultations
Bharat J. Shah, M.D. Inc.
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
September 1988 - October 1989
  • Part-time psychiatric social worker providing ongoing therapy for outpatient psychiatric practice
Cuyahoga Valley Counseling Center
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
May 1984 - September 1988
  • Chief of Outpatient Services for Community Mental Health Center
Portage County Human Services
Ravenna, Ohio
September 1977 - May 1984
  • Director of Department of Human Services
  • Managed 100 staff members
Portage Family Counseling
Ravenna, Ohio
July 1972 - September 1988
  • Assistant Administrator and Therapist
Cuyahoga County Social Services
Cleveland, Ohio
June 1970 - July 1972
  • Foster Care Supervisor
Jewish Family Service Association
Cleveland Heights, Ohio
June 1970 - July 1972
  • Part-time Youth Counselor in substance abuse program
Graduate Student Internships
September 1968 - May 1970
  • Children's Services, Cleveland, Ohio
    • Social Work Therapist
  • Highland View Hospital, Warrensville, Ohio
    • Medical Social Worker on orthopedic and spinal cord injury ward
Summit County Children's Service Board
Akron, Ohio
July 1966 - August 1968
  • Child Welfare Caseworker

Education

Master of Science in Social Administration
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio
June 1970

Bachelor of Arts in Social Work
Goshen College
Goshen, Indiana
June 1966

Hesston College
Hesston, Kansas
September 1962 - May 1964

Professional Associations

  • National Association of Social Workers Associations
  • Academy of Certified Social Workers
  • Licensed Independent Social Worker (Ohio #I-0003889)


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