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About Dr. Miles:
Dr. Karen Miles is a child and adolescent psychiatrist with 19 years of experience. She is triple board certified in General Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Brain Injury Medicine. Dr. Miles has extensive experience in multiple practice environments and administrative positions. In 2015, she decided to return to doing what she loves full time. With this passion, she opened her own outpatient practice.
Dr. Miles received a Bachelor of Science degree from Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, Florida. She attended medical school at Florida State University College of Medicine and she completed General Psychiatry Residency training at University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Her Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship was done at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. 
For three years, Dr. Miles served as the Medical Director for Strategic Behavioral Center in Garner, North Carolina. There she provided direct clinical care and administrative oversight for pediatric and adolescent psychiatric residential treatment and acute psychiatric hospitalization. Dr. Miles also had administrative and clinical duties at a mental health agency in Raleigh, North Carolina for 11 years. She also performs post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury evaluations for United States Military veterans. She has received specialized training in the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder. She is also trained to treat psychotic disorders, bipolar spectrum disorders, autism spectrum disorders, substance use disorders, depressive disorders, and anxiety disorders.
Education, Training, and Experience:

Hope Services, LLC

Medical Director 2010-2021


Veteran Compensation and Pension Evaluations



Strategic Behavioral Center, Raleigh

Medical Director 2012-2015


Developing Minds of North Carolina, LLC

Outpatient provider 2012-2015


Duke University Medical Center

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Training 2008-2010


University of North Carolina Hospitals

General Psychiatry Residency Training 2005-2008


Florida State University College of Medicine

Doctor of Medicine 2001-2005


Jacksonville University

Bachelor of Science 1997-2001

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