Kierea Miller earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology as valedictorian, as well as a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Brigham Young University. During her graduate training, she worked at Women’s Services and Resources where she specialized in the treatment of women’s issues, specifically eating concerns and sexual trauma. She ran an eating disorder therapy group, ‘Fed Up with Food.’ She also organized outreach efforts to increase awareness of, and treatment for, women’s issues. Further, Kierea worked at BYU’s Comprehensive Clinic, where she focused on helping couples improve their relationships, work through difficulties and overcome trauma.
As an adjunct professor at BYU, Kierea taught Advanced Theories in Family Systems for the School of Family Life.
She has spent the last three years working with adolescents and their families at a residential treatment center. She gained valuable experience helping her clients work through sexual, physical and emotional trauma. She also addressed PTSD, suicide prevention, eating concerns, addictions, anxiety, depression and various mental health issues. She pioneered and designed a body image/self-esteem therapy group which helped clients have more realistic and positive self-perceptions. Kierea was able to participate in outreach efforts, including training other mental health professionals on Trauma Informed Care.
Kierea has a great deal of experience working with individuals, couples and families to improve relationships, build communication skills, overcome struggles, and lead happier, healthy and fulfilling lives.