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Anita Hadassah Miller

Anita Hadassah Miller, American mental health services professional. Registered intern marriage, family and child counseling; certified geriatric mental health. Recipient Presidential award National Women's League, Midwest region, Chicago, 1966, award Maine Township Jewish Congregation Sisterhood, Des Plaines, Illinois, 1976, Community Professional Services award Bernardi Senior Multipurpose Center, 1994.


  • Miller, Anita Hadassah was born on February 22, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Erwin and Leah (Regensberg) Kornfeld.

  • Education

    • Student, Roosevelt University, Chicago, 1962. Bachelor, Pacific Oaks College, Pasadena, California, 1987. Master of Arts in Human Development, Pacific Oaks College, Pasadena, California, 1990.


    • Field manager Welcome Wagon International, Memphis, 1975-1976. Moving consultant California Moving & Storage Company, Van Nuys, 1976-1978. Sales representative Universal Drapery Fabrics, Los Angeles, 1978-1987, sales and marketing manager, 1987-1989.

      Marketing representative Life Plus Treatment Center, Panorama City, California, 1989-1990. Community and professional services coordinator Life Plus Mental Health Services, Valley Hospital Medical Center, Van Nuys, 1990-1993. Elder medical coordinator Northridge (California) Hospital Medical Center, 1995, regional elder medical coordinator, since 1995.

      Member Human Immunodeficiency Virus counseling program advisory board Community Consultant Center, 1991-1992.

    Major achievements

    • Registered intern marriage, family and child counseling. Certified geriatric mental health.


    Member older adults task force Los Angeles County Department Mental Health, 1991-1992. Member advisory board Santa Clarita Senior Center, Newhall, California, 1990-1995. Member community committee Bernardi Senior Multipurpose Center, Van Nuys, 1990-1995.

    Secretary board directors Teen-Age Grief, 1990-1992. Conference presenter American Society Aging, 1992-1995. Member Area Agency on Aging Hospital Committee, 1992.

    Co-founder San Fernando Valley Aging Network. Board chair City of Hope, 1981-1983. Member California Association Marriage and Family Therapists (co-chair hospital committee San Fernando Valley chapter, Intern of the Year 1995), Council Aging, B'nai B'rith Women (vice president 1979-1980).



    Teen advocate, seniors advocate, writing, travel.


    • Married Erwin Sheldon Miller, April 30, 1957. Children: Michelle Woodine, Edynn, Elliot.
    • father: Erwin Kornfeld
    • mother: Leah (Regensberg) Kornfeld
    • spouse: Erwin Sheldon Miller
    • children: Michelle Woodine Miller
    • Edynn Miller
    • Elliot Miller
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    Born February 22, 1938