Diagnostic, Therapeutic, Forensically Informed, and Consultative Services

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Janine Miller, Psy.D., HSPP graduated from Purdue University and earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Since 1997, she practiced with Meridian Psychological Associates, PC and she is now a partner with meridian psychological associates, llc. Her practice includes providing psychotherapy and thorough psychological assessment, including autism spectrum testing, and expertise in forensically-informed services such as second opinion reviews, consultation, independent psychological evaluation, divorce adjustment, and Child Custody Evaluation. Dr. Miller has presented at a variety of conferences and is a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), the American Psychological Association (APA), and the Indiana Psychological Association (IPA.) Dr. Miller helped develop professional practice guidelines for Parenting Coordination in Indiana. She has supervised doctoral students in psychology for over 20 years. After earning Bachelor’s degrees from Indiana University-Bloomington (1995) and Eastern Michigan University (2000), Dr. Melissa Puthran, Psy.D., HSPP earned her Master’s degree in clinical psychology from the University of Indianapolis in 2013 and doctorate degree in clinical psychology from the University of Indianapolis in 2018. Dr. Puthran completed her APA-accredited predoctoral internship at Park Center, Inc/Parkview Health in Ft. Wayne, IN where her clinical foci included psychological assessment, Court-ordered parenting evaluations, and outpatient psychotherapy. She completed her postdoctoral training under the supervision of Dr. Bart Ferraro and Dr. Elgan Baker at Meridian Psychological Associates, P.C. As a clinical psychologist at mpa, llc, Dr. Puthran specializes in psychological assessment, including emotional functioning, personality, autism, ADHD, and learning assessment in individuals across the lifespan. In addition, Dr. Puthran conducts forensic evaluations, including Court-ordered/Trial Rule 35 individual evaluations, child custody evaluations, competency evaluations, and fit for duty evaluations. She conducts therapy with adults and court-involved individuals. In addition to clinical work, Dr. Puthran has served as an adjunct professor for clinical psychology graduate classes at the University of Indianapolis. Dr. Puthran is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), Society of Personality Assessment (SPA), and the Indiana Psychological Association (IPA). To reach Drs. Miller or Puthran, please email meridianpsych@mpaindy.com or contact via Phone: 317.923.2333 or Fax: 317.923.2367 To reach Elgan Baker, Ph.D., PC, please call 317.923.2333 or email meridianpsych@mpaindy.com. Dr. Baker is located at 921 E 86th St., Suite 205. To reach Bart Ferraro, Ph.D., at Post Meridian Clinical and Forensic Psychology, PC, please call 317.556.7655, email admin@postmeridianpsychology.com, or visit the website at postmeridianpsychology.com
Janine Miller, Psy.D., HSPP and Melissa Puthran, Psy.D., HSPP
Licensed Clinical Psychologists


Services Provided

  • Psychological Testing
  • Forensic Services
  • Autism Spectrum Evaluation
  • Therapy
  • *Fees vary by service


  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Court Evaluations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Anthem
  • CareSource
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare (UHC)
  • United Behavioral Health (UBH)
  • UMR


921 E 86th, Ste 205 Indpls, IN P:317.923.2333 F:317.923.2367

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meridian psychological associates llc

Indianapolis, IN 46240-1841