Molly Millwood
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD: Motherhood, Marriage, and the Modern Dilemma (HarperWave, 2019)   

To Have and To Hold speaks to so many women’s experiences of motherhood and marriage and fits with the rising interest in and acceptance of attachment as a framework for understanding close relationships. Molly's expertise shines on every page, and she writes beautifully. This book is exactly what I would be looking for if I were a new mother “--Dr. Sue Johnson, bestselling author of Hold Me Tight


Dr. Molly Millwood holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology with advanced specialized training in marital therapy and intimate relationships. After completing a post-doctoral fellowship at Stanford, Dr. Millwood joined the faculty of Saint Michael’s College, where she is now a tenured professor and clinical supervisor. Additionally, Dr. Millwood has taught graduate psychotherapy practicum courses for the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She has published research articles on marital distress in peer-reviewed scientific journals and has presented her work at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association and other regional and national conferences. A member of the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy and the American Psychological Association, Dr. Millwood also serves as a reviewer for scientific journals in her discipline, including Psychology of Women Quarterly and Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy.

Dr. Millwood is also a licensed psychologist in private practice where she is particularly known for her work with couples and with women navigating the transition to parenthood. She has 19 years of experience as a psychotherapist and has been practicing independently in Vermont for 12 years.

She was a founding member of Vermont’s Postpartum Wellness Project, a community-based initiative to promote mental and physical wellness in new mothers through the services of a multidisciplinary team comprising nurses, physicians, public health officials, and mental health practitioners. She lives in a small mountain town in Vermont with her husband and two sons.