Meet the Author: Molly Millwood, PhD

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Dr. Molly Millwood holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology with advanced specialized training in marital therapy and intimate relationships. After completing a post-doctoral fellowship at Stanford, Dr. Millwood joined the faculty of Saint Michael's College in Vermont where she is now a tenured professor and clinical supervisor. She teaches a course in marital therapy to graduate students earning their master’s degrees in clinical psychology, and her popular undergraduate course, The Psychology of Marriage & Relationships. She has published research articles on marital distress in peer-reviewed scientific journals and has presented her work at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association and other national conferences. Dr. Millwood is also a licensed psychologist in private practice where she is particularly known for her work with couples and with women navigating the transition to parenthood. She was a founding member of Vermont’s Postpartum Wellness Project, a community-based initiative to promote mental and physical wellness in new mothers through the services of a multidisciplinary team of practitioners. She lives in Vermont with her husband and two young children.

Books by Molly Millwood, PhD

To Have and to Hold

Motherhood, Marriage, and the Modern Dilemma

Book cover image: To Have and to Hold: Motherhood, Marriage, and the Modern Dilemma

An exploration of the profound transition to parenthood and the many emotional complications that attend it, offering mothers a new language for understanding and working through the terrain of early parenthood.  More »

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