Center of Innovation on Disability & Rehab Research (CINDRR)
Shannon Miles, PhD
Shannon R. Miles, Ph.D. is a psychologist in the PTSD clinic. Dr. Miles’ research focuses on personality and emotion systems with the goal of applying that knowledge to improve treatment outcomes for Veterans with PTSD. She is interested in variables that affect if Veterans initiate, engage in, and complete evidence based psychotherapies (EBP) for PTSD. One factor that influences treatment outcomes is aggressive behavior. Dr. Miles is currently evaluating if a brief treatment can teach Veterans how to regulate their emotions to reduce their impulsive aggression and feel prepared to engaged in EBP for PTSD.