PhD, Walden University; MA, St. Mary’s University; BA, Loretto Heights College

Research Interests 

Day treatment, children and adolescents; conduct disorder; juvenile justice; aging; hybrid distance education


A licensed psychologist in Minnesota, Dr. Giles has worked in the areas of adolescent and children’s day treatment, outpatient clinics, supervision, consultation, and corrections. After earning her PhD at Walden, she has been involved with many areas within Walden’s School of Psychology. Currently, Dr. Giles is conducting research on aging and is a consultant for the Alliance for Heart.