About the Author

Virginia M. Shiller, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and assistant clinical professor, Yale University Child Study Center. She trained at The Cambridge Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and at The Bush Center for Child Development and Social Policy, Yale University (now The Cambridge Alliance and Zigler Center, respectively).

Dr. Shiller has been a member of the community faculty of the Yale Child Study Center since 1996. She currently supervises child psychiatry fellows in treatment of young children. She also has taught seminars on the neurobiology of attachment and on children and trauma at the Child Study Center and through the Yale-Riggs Infant and Family Mental Health Training and the UCL/Anna Freud Centre Bridge Programme, the International Training School for Infancy and Early Years.

Dr. Shiller has a strong commitment to writing for a broad audience and for making research findings accessible to those outside of specialty fields. Throughout her 35-year career, she has maintained an interest in parent-child attachment and couple and family functioning. Dr. Shiller has a private practice in New Haven, Connecticut.

Additional information can be found at: www.virginiashiller.com

Dr. Shiller may be reached at VMShiller@gmail.com.