Toby Mills, LCSW, PhD

Toby Mills, LCSW, PhD


Assistant Professional Practice Professor



Dr. Toby Mills is a PhD and Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 14 years of experience providing clinical services to youth and their families in a variety of settings including the educational system, the medical field and the foster care system. Her clinical expertise includes using mindfulness and somatic practices to build resilience and process traumatic experiences and her research interests include mental health program evaluation.

Dr. Mills currently serves as a Clinical Consultant for the MU Center for Excellence in Child Wellbeing and the MO Child Psychiatric Access Project for Schools.

Academic Information

Assistant Professional Practice Professor


1000 W Nifong Blvd
Woodrail Medical Plaza, Bldg 6, Suite 156
Columbia, MO 65203
United States

P. 573-882-9315

Research Interests

  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Education & Training

Board Certifications

2012, LCSW


2021, PhD Social Work, University of Missouri Columbia
2021, Post-Graduate Certificate Public Health, University of Missouri Columbia
2009, Master of Social Work, New Mexico Highlands University
2002, Bachelor of Arts and Science Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Missouri Columbia