About Dr. Shiller

Dr. Shiller is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in child and family therapy. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Yale Child Study Center and has a private practice in New Haven, Connecticut.

Dr. Shiller works with a broad range of ages but has specific interests in treatment of young children, attachment, and trauma, as well as positive approaches to discipline.  As a faculty member of the Young Child Section of the Yale Child Study Center, she teaches in a training program on Infant & Family Mental Health (joint with Austen Riggs.)

Dr. Shiller completed a clinical fellowship in psychology at the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Bush Center for Child Development and Social Policy, Yale University.

She is the author of two books, The Attachment Bond: Affectional Ties across the Lifespan (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017) and Rewards for Kids: Ready-to-Use Charts & Activities for Positive Parenting (American Psychological Association, 2003.) Rewards for Kids! is available in English, Spanish, Italian, and Chinese.


Virginia Shiller, Ph.D.

Virginia M. Shiller, Ph.D., LLC
Licensed Clinical Psychologist


147 Bishop Street
New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 776-3681