Acting Executive Director

Allen R. Miller, PhD, MBA, a seasoned clinician, trainer, and administrator, is acting Executive Director of Beck Institute. In this position, Dr. Miller works with the President, the Board, and department Directors to develop and implement strategies and policies to improve and expand Beck Institute’s operations, financial management, marketing, training, and supervision programs. Previously, he served as CBT Program Director where he provided oversight to the training and clinical services at Beck Institute. In this role he helped Beck Institute deliver on its nonprofit mission by making our world class trainings more relevant, accessible, and affordable for all. Prior to joining Beck Institute, he held leadership positions in a large integrated health system for over 25 years. Throughout his career, he has divided his time among administrative, clinical, and training and supervision responsibilities.

As Director of Behavioral Health at WellSpan Behavioral Health, he provided administrative and operational oversight for the behavioral health service line that served hospitals and medical practices within the health system. He served as Chair of Psychology for a 580-bed acute care, teaching hospital, and as Chief Psychologist for an APA-approved internship in clinical psychology that he founded. In the internship, Dr. Miller provided training and supervision of essential cognitive and behavioral skills for a population health environment and an adaptation for working in medical settings. Utilizing the principles of implementation science, Dr. Miller worked to integrate sustainable CBT programs with primary care and other medical services. He also provided supervision for psychiatry fellows in their use of CBT with children and adolescents.

As a clinician, Dr. Miller has used CBT to help people of all ages with a myriad of presenting problems coming from forensic, community, educational, and medical settings. Dr. Miller has conducted workshops, written professional articles and published several resource books for lay readers about personality, depression, anxiety, and stress.