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artist , developmental psychologist

Susan Elizabeth Miller-Havens, American Developmental psychologist, artist. Registered Nurse, Massachusetts. Member City of Cambridge Citizen Review Committee, 1994, Cambridge truck advising committee, 1996; past vice president, member The Adoption Connection, since 1980. Member National Organization for Women, Wellesley College Art Association, Cambridge Tennis Club (governor 1993-1996, chair tennis committee since 1996).

Background

Miller-Havens, Susan Elizabeth was born on June 20, 1944 in Newark. Daughter of Charles Eben Junior and Elizabeth Charlotte (Cluthe) Miller.

Education

AS in Nursing Science, Lasell College, 1965. Bachelor in Studio Art with honors, Wellesley College, 1978. Doctor of Education in Human Development, Harvard University, 1990.

Career

Staff nurse, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1965-1966;staff nurse, Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Boston, 1966-1968;founder psychiatric nursing service, Cambridge (Massachusetts) City Hospital, 1968;1st clinical psychiatric nursing supervisor, Cambridge (Massachusetts) City Hospital, 1969-1971;psychotherapist private clinic, Boston, 1971-1974;private practice development psychology, Cambridge, since 1991;director education, American Adoption Congress, Washington, 1989-1994;chair nominate committee, American Adoption Congress, Washington, since 1994. Adoption consultant Cambridge Children and Family Superior vena cava syndrome, 1993, member corporation,1992-.

Achievements

  • Registered Nurse, Massachusetts.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include, Wellesley College Museum, 1977, Somerville (Massachusetts) Museum, 1993, Bromfield Art Gallery, Boston, 2002, 2004, exhibited in group shows, Brenda Taylor Gallery, Boston, 1994, Hofstra University, 1995, Gallery 53, New York, 1995-1999, Grand Slam Gallery Cooperstown Hall of Fame, Adam East Museum, Moses Lake Washington State, 2000, Yogi Berra Museum, Little Falls, New Jersey, 2000, Mills Pond House, Smithtown Township Arts Council, St. James, New York, 2000, Northwood University Art Gallery, West Palm Beach, Florida, 2001, Yamawaki Gallery Lasell College, Newton, Massachusetts, 2001, Ayer Lofts Gallery, Lowell, Massachusetts, 2003, The Crane Collection, Wellesley, Massachusetts, 2005, Represented in permanent collections, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, Harvard Graduate School Education, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Northeastern University Center Study Sport Society, Boston, City, Cambridge, City H. Contributor articles to professional journals. Author (with others): The Practice of Community Mental Health, 1970, Continuing Bonds, New Understanding of Grief, 1996.

Membership

Member City of Cambridge Citizen Review Committee, 1994, Cambridge truck advisory committee, 1996-1998. Past vice president, member The Adoption Connection, since 1980. Member of National Organization of Women, National Association Women Artists, Wellesley College Art Association, Cambridge Tennis Club (governor 1993-1996, chair tennis committee 1996-1997, vice president 1997-1999, president 1999—2001).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, gardening.

Connections

Daughter of Lloyd Jacob Michael and Mary Margaret Earle. Adopted 1945, Charles Eben Miller and Elizabeth Charlotte Cluthe. Married Leston Laycock Havens, 1973.

1 child, Emily Havens. Stepchildren: Christopher Havens, Jennifer Havens, Sarah Havens.

father:
Lloyd Jacob Michael

mother:
Mary Margaret Earle

spouse:
Leston Laycock Havens

children:
Emily Havens Miller-Havens

Christopher Havens Miller-Havens

Jennifer Havens Miller-Havens

Sarah Havens Miller-Havens