Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5212 USA
Dr. Elaine Phillips, professor of integrative holistic health and wellness at Western Michigan University, has worked as a psychologist in the greater Kalamazoo community for many years. Prior to teaching full time, she worked as a psychologist at the WMU University Counseling and Testing Center, inpatient hospitals, an outpatient mental health clinic, owned a private practice, and worked as a school psychologist in the public schools. She received her M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from WMU.
Phillips has presented at national and international psychology conferences on many mental health topics. She has professional publications in the areas of women's issues, bulimia and anorexia, mental health and stress management programs. Phillips' interest in integrative health and wellness began as a master's level graduate student when she joined a meditation group, enrolled in a yoga class, and completed a graduate course in biofeedback. She has taught stress management techniques to students, clients and professionals throughout her career.