People

Melissa Miller, Ph.D.

Dr. Miller is an Assistant Professor in the Cognitive Behavioral Research and Treatment program, within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Miller has clinical and research expertise in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), as well as working with family members of individuals with mental illness. Dr. Miller directs the Through Thick & Thin program at Duke.

Caitlin Fang, Ph.D.

Dr. Fang specializes in cognitive behavioral therapies to address difficulties related to emotion regulation. She provides Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Prolonged Exposure, Behavioral Activation, and skills training for individuals and couples. Her primary research interest is in the development and evaluation of brief behavioral interventions.

Kibby McMahon, M.A.

Kibby McMahon is an advanced Doctoral Student in Clinical Psychology at Duke University, and she is a provider in the Cognitive Behavioral Research and Treatment Program. Kibby has a clinical background in CBT, DBT, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Her research focuses on the intersection of emotion regulation and empathy.

Megan E. Renna, M.A.

Megan Renna is a Medical Psychology Intern in the Cognitive Behavioral Research and Treatment Program at Duke University Medical Center. Megan has a clinical background in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Her research focuses on the impact of emotions on physical health and optimizing therapy to better reduce psychological and physical distress.

Elsa Friis, M.S.

Elsa Friis is a Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Psychology at Duke University. She is trained in CBT and DBT. Elsa has a Master’s degree in Global Health, and her research interests center around the development and implementation of sustainable, evidence-based family therapy and parenting programs in developing countries.