Dr. Milone received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University New England in Keene, New Hampshire. She completed her psychology training at MercyFirst, a not-for-profit human and social service agency, with adolescents in residential foster care. Dr. Milone specializes in the assessment and treatment of trauma and other stressor-related disorders in children and adolescents.
Dr. Milone has a deep and long commitment to working with the most challenged and challenging youth and their families. She has experience working in a wide range of settings, including short-term psychiatric hospitals, long-term psychiatric hospitals, and residential treatment centers. Dr. Milone has conducted individual, group, and family therapy with individuals of different religious, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds using various treatment modalities informed by psychodynamic (e.g., attachment theory), systems, and cognitive-behavioral approaches. Her training has also included experiences with the Attachment, self-Regulation, and Competency (ARC) framework, trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy (TF-CBT), and the Sanctuary model.
Dr. Milone believes there is healing in relationship and power in vulnerability. She hopes to work with her clients to create safe, healthy, and authentic relationships; to develop effective and adaptive strategies to manage physiological, cognitive, behavioral, and emotional experience; and to build internal and external resources that promote positive functioning. She welcomes clients who are dealing with challenges related to trauma, loss, depression, anxiety, interpersonal difficulties, adjustment-related concerns, and family dynamics.
With this knowledge, parents are able to develop their own personal parenting frameworks so they can respond confidently and effectively to any challenge that comes along, resulting in families that are healthier, calmer, and more connected with one another.