Rachael Miller LCPC, NCC, EAC

Licensing & Certifications:

  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
  • National Certified Counselor (Board Certified)
  • Certified in EMDR Therapy
  • Approved EMDRIA Consultant
  • Flash Technique
  • Parent-Child Interactive Therapy Trained
  • Sensate Focusing Trained

Professional Background

Rachael is a seasoned mental health clinician, specializing in the neurobiology-informed clinical practice of trauma recovery including psychotraumatology and neuropsychosocial interventions for social change. She utilizes Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) for post-traumatic growth, stress resilience, and top performance goals. Rachael worked as an adjunct professor at Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois and Wesley Institute in Sydney, Australia.

Rachael is a co-founder and the Managing Partner of Clinical & Health Innovations at Impact Alchemy, the owner and clinical director of Chicago Counseling and a provider-consultant in EMDR. She is a Board Certified Counselor, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, and Pastoral Counselor. Her work has had global impact through the development of dozens of innovative community programs, education seminars, and intervention optimization projects across several countries.

In addition to writing for, Rachael Miller’s expertise has been featured in Triple J National Radio (Australia) and RefuSHE (Kenya & US).

Professional Affiliations:

American Counseling Association
EMDR International Association
Australian Counselling Association
National Board of Certified Counselors


Post-graduate, Community Counseling, John Carroll University
Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling, Loyola University
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology, Bethel University

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Areas of Focus

Rachael Miller, LCPC, NCC, EAC, is a seasoned mental health clinician specializing in trauma recovery and neuropsychosocial interventions. With a global impact through innovative community programs, she utilizes EMDR for post-traumatic growth and stress resilience.

Rachael Miller utilizes a number of therapeutic approaches, including:

  • Trauma Recovery
  • Brain Health
  • Neurobiology of Trauma
  • PTSD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression Treatment
  • Community Partnerships
  • Mental Health Initiatives for Corporations and NGOs
  • Executive Performance

EMDR for PTSD: How It Works, Examples, & Effectiveness

EMDR for PTSD: How It Works, Examples, & Effectiveness

EMDR is the most recommended therapeutic treatment used for PTSD and different types of trauma. The main purpose of EMDR is to help the brain process the natural healing of a person who has experienced any level of trauma.

May 5, 2021
How Does EMDR Work?

How Does EMDR Work?

EMDR works by targeting specific events, memories, negative beliefs, intense emotions, and strong body sensations, then desensitizing the client to those feelings and memories. Treatment for single issues, like a car accident, can find resolution between six and eight visits.

May 5, 2021
EMDR Online: How It Works & Who It's Right For

EMDR Online: How It Works & Who It’s Right For

EMDR is a mental health treatment for helping people recover from traumatic memories or difficult life events. EMDR is short-term, effective, and can be done in-person or from home through online therapy.

May 5, 2021
How to Heal From Childhood Trauma

How to Heal From Childhood Trauma

Children struggle to interpret complex events, contexts, and emotions, leaving them vulnerable to wounds that can affect them throughout their lives. However, healing from childhood trauma is possible through honesty, acceptance, and growth. Working with a professional through trauma-informed care can enhance the recovery process.

May 5, 2021