Richard C. Miller, PhD is a clinical psychologist, author, researcher, yogic scholar and spiritual teacher. For over 40 years, he has devoted his life and work to integrating the perenial nondual wisdom teachings of Yoga, Tantra, Advaita, Taoism, Buddhism with western psychology. Richard is the founding president of the Integrative Restoration Institute, co-founder of The International Association of Yoga Therapy and founding editor of the professional Journal of IAYT. He was a founding member and past president of the Institute for Spirituality and Psychology and serves as a senior advisor to the Baumann Foundation.
Author of Yoga Nidra: The Meditative Heart of Yoga, Richard serves as a research consultant studying the iRest Yoga Nidra protocol he has developed (Integrative Restoration ~ iRest, a secular adaptation of the ancient nondual meditation practice of Yoga Nidra) researching its efficacy on health, healing and well-being with diverse populations including active-duty soldiers, veterans, college students, children, the homeless, the incarcerated, and people experiencing issues such as sleep disorders, PTSD, chemical dependency, chronic pain, traumatic brain injury and related disorders.
Richard lectures and leads iRest trainings and meditation retreats internationally on awakening to enlightened living in daily life.