Ms. Carol Miles, MSW, LCSW
(she, her, hers)
CAROL MILES MSW, LCSW IS A CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER SPECIALIZING IN INDIVIDUAL PSYCHOTHERAPY, AND MAINTAINS A PRIVATE PRACTICE IN COVINGTON & NEW ORLEANS, LA. With over 30 years experience as a clinician, and a graduate of LSU School of Social Work specializing in clinical social work, she is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are working with clients who have eating disorders and trauma. Carol often has presented at state wide conferences and to general audiences on topics ranging from Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), eating disorders, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Skills Training (DBT Skills) and developing a private practice. Carol is a certified EMDR therapist, an EMDRIA Approved Consultant and EMDRIA Approved Basic Trainer. She also is also an adjunct professor at the Tulane School of Social Work, teaching clinical social work to the next generation of social workers. Treatment Approach Carol is a practical, interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her treatment approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients resolve current problems and long-standing patterns. She draw upon a variety of styles and techniques to incorporate what will be most helpful for each client. With sensitivity and compassion, she works with each client to help them build on their strengths to identify and achieve their life goals. Often the past can effect the present and her expertise in EMDR Therapy (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) helps the client to achieve a new adaptive way of feeling, acting and being in his or her world today.
Education & Experience
MASTERS IN SOCIAL FROM LSU, 1981
Professional & Volunteer Affiliations
As past Board President of EMDRIA (2019-2020, serving a 2-year term) and the co-founder of the EMDR Regional Meetings in Southeast Louisiana, Carol has brought a higher level of expertise to the region’s ability to address trauma through networking and presentations effectively. Her Three Rivers Training Center, with 5 EMDRIA approved Basic Trainer teaching EMDR Basic Trainings, also brings nationally known EMDR Advanced Trainers to Louisiana to present on the intense work associated with addressing anger, dissociation, attachment issues, and other mental health concerns. These trainers help develop the therapists' skills in the local community, throughout this region and nationally. As an EMDRIA Approved Basic Trainer, Carol teaches Basic Training co-sponsored by TPN and also works with the LSU School of Public Health Center for Evidence to Practice to teach therapists about this exciting, efficient, and effective type of psychotherapy. She maintains a private practice working with adults in Covington, LA, a charming small town located near New Orleans, specializing in Intensive EMDR sessions, working with people in person and virtually. As an EMDRIA-approved consultant, Carol provides consultation for therapists who want to achieve certification status, mentors consultants in training, and mentors therapists who want to develop as basic or advanced trainers.
- Anxiety/Panic Attacks
- Eating Disorders
- Marriage/Relationship Issues
- Mood Disorders
- Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Traumatic Incident
- Adolescents (13-17)