Holly Forester-Miller, Ph.D.
Forester-Miller, Ph.D. is President of Wellness Consultants International,
PLLC in Durham, NC and a Licensed Professional Counselor. Dr. Forester-Miller
has been a consultant for over twenty years to organizations throughout
the United States and internationally. She has conducted workshops
and presentations in Scotland, Germany, China, India, Malta, Switzerland,
and Greece. She retired from academia as a Full Professor after
22 years of training counselors at the graduate level. As part of
her academic career, Dr. Forester-Miller taught graduate courses
in Consultation, Stress Management, Active Listening, Group Leadership,
Crisis Intervention, Ethics, Clinical Hypnosis, and Communication
Skills. Some of the organizations she has been a consultant to are:
Union Carbide, Duke University Medical Center, Xerox Corporation,
Bombay Chamber of Commerce (Mumbai, India), Olin Chemical, and Wake
Dr. Forester-Miller offers corporate consulting, team building,
executive feedback programs, workshops and training seminars, and
individual and group counseling. She teaches communication and rapport
building skills to first and second year medical students as part
of the faculty of the Practice Course at Duke University’s
School of Medicine.
Forester-Miller has published over 25 articles and book chapters.
She has co-edited a book on group leadership, Issues and Challenges
for Group Practitioners. Dr. Forester-Miller has appeared as an
expert in two professional training videos, as well as having been
interviewed on the Discovery Health channel and the Wisdom Network.
She has served on the executive boards of several companies and
national and state professional associations. Additionally, she
has been president of three state professional associations and
chaired numerous national committees.
clinician she uses general psychotherapy skills, as well as clinical
hypnosis to assist individuals in enhancing wellness. Dr. Forester-Miller
has been designated by the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis
as an Approved Consultant in Clinical Hypnosis and trains health
care providers in the use of clinical hypnosis. Dr. Forester-Miller
views people holistically and helps them to use their mind, body,
and spirit in implementing change in their lives.
Forester-Miller received her Ph.D. in Counseling from the University
of Virginia in 1983. She holds a Masters Degree and post-graduate
training in Counseling and College Student Personnel from Bowling
Green State University. She has a double major baccalaureate degree
in Economics and Management Science, and Speech Communications from
the State University of New York College at Geneseo. In her leisure
time Dr. Forester-Miller is a metal sculptor.
here to see some of Holly's Metal
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