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Alison Miller, Ph.D.

Managing Partner


Dr. Alison Miller creates collaborative coaching relationships with her clients and helps them identify important life goals. She promotes the personal growth of all her clients by helping them change beliefs and attitudes, take action, engage in new behaviors and live their lives according to their own values.

Alison has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show, Chicago’s ABC, NBC, and Fox TV affiliates, Chicago Tribune, Crain’s Chicago Business and Time Out Chicago as an expert on stress, coping, and meeting life goals. Alison has been a featured speaker for O, The Oprah Magazine and SELF Magazine as well as participated in the NBC daytime reality series “Starting Over” as a psychologist.

Alison has a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Bachelor’s in Psychology from Cornell University. She is a published author in the field of psychology and the author of Finish Your Dissertation Once and For All: How to Overcome Psychological Barriers, Get Results, and Move on with Your Life published by the American Psychological Association. Alison is a member of the International Coaching Federation and the American Psychological Association. She lives in Los Angeles, CA with her husband and two children.

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