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Meet the Faculty


Laura Jane Miller, MD, is board certified in Adult and Child and Adolescent psychiatry.  She has specialized in infant parent mental health and serves as the director of SPRITE.  She also holds a certificate from the Parent Infant Mental Health Fellowship Program at UMass.  She is certified in Parent Child Interaction Therapy and is training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.  Her teaching interests include understanding healthy development of young children, trauma, and supporting emotion regulation.


Marianne Celano, PhD, ABPP, is a licensed psychologist who is board certified in Couple and Family Psychology. She directs the Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Program at Emory, and she is certified as a Level I PCIT trainer. She is also a certified provider of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Dr. Celano’s teaching interests are primarily in family therapy and family psychology, culturally competent family interventions, and treatment models for families affected by child abuse or neglect.


Milena Armani, MD, is a licensed child and adolescent psychiatrist who is board certified in Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry. She is also a certified provider of Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). She is originally from Brazil and is fluent in Portuguese and English.

Michael Epstein, MD, is a board-certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist. He is the director of the ADHD program at Emory's Child and Adolescent Mood Program. (CAMP) He divides his clinic time between CAMP and the Emory Autism Center. His teaching interests include working with autism and intellectual disability, as well as children and technology.


Julie Kable, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences who has over 25 years of experience studying the impact of prenatal alcohol exposure and working with children with fetal alcohol syndrome and their families. She has been instrumental in developing innovative interventions, including improving self-regulation, math and adaptive skills. She has been the President of the FASDSG and served on many panels as an expert on the care of individuals with FASDs.