SHANNON MILES, MFT
Shannon Miles is a licensed Marriage Family Therapist in both the State of California and the State of Idaho and has been in private practice for 12 years with a total of 24 years in the mental health field. Shannon began utilizing behavior intervention with a variety of populations including in her private practice, in residential care working with youth at risk with Severe Emotional Disturbances and institutional care working with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Intellectual / Developmental Disabilities co-occurring with Severe Emotional Disturbances as well as Behavior Disorders. Shannon’s clinical background includes extensive work with at risk youth, individuals with intellectual / developmental disabilities and families of children with behavioral challenges.

Shannon’s work in care settings includes developing, teaching and supervising other clinicians in the implementation of individual behavior intervention programs as well as group setting programs. Additionally, Shannon was responsible for researching, piloting and implementing EPSDT programs for youth. Shannon supervised clinicians responsible for goal writing and program implementation for EPSDT Medi-Cal programs.

Shannon worked extensively in her undergraduate program researching Learning Theory and presented 3 papers on Learning Theory at an APA conference during her undergraduate studies. Shannon continues to utilize her background in Learning Theory research and Masters in Clinical Psychology to write and instruct courses on Learning Theory, Applied Behavior Analysis and Early Childhood Development. As a Masters level clinician Shannon continues to provide course instruction for BCBA programs under the supervision of Dr. Michael Weinberg.

Shannon has been fortunate to receive training and supervision under top leaders in the Applied Behavior Analysis field including Dr. Gary LaVigna and Dr. Michael Weinberg.

Shannon graduated from Antioch University with her Masters in Clinical Psychology in 1997 and holds a Bachelors degree from Boise State University in Psychology with a minor in Drug and Alcohol Studies.

Shannon can be reached via the College of Applied Human Services (www.coahs-edu.org), smiles@coahs-edu.org