Core Emotional Experiential Therapy

Wherever you are in your healing, Core Emotional Experiential Therapy (CEET) will substantially accelerate your progress.

If you’ve tried talk therapy and other healing modalities and are still experiencing emotional symptoms, addictions and unwanted patterns in relationships, CEET can provide the immediate breakthrough that you’ve been looking for.

If you are new to therapy, CEET can save you a great deal of time and expense by quickly revealing exactly what you need to work on while bringing you significant resolution.  


You may be caught in repeated patterns and find yourself unfulfilled in your relationships and work life.  

You may be suffering from anxiety, depression, emotional eating, a poor body image or general dissatisfaction.

You may lack direction and passion, or feel something is just missing.  

You know there is something better for you but you just can’t seem to make it happen.

You may find yourself saying things like:

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    Why does this keep happening to me?
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    I can’t get the love/support I really want
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    No matter what I do, it’s never enough
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    Things just don’t work out for me

With CEET, you identify the root causes of your issues including: your history, limiting beliefs about the world and yourself, and the ways you learned to cope that are no longer serving you.  

I truly feel like I accomplished more in 3 days during the workshop than I would have in years of talk therapy.


"Doug and Elicia make an amazing and perfect team. They are so supportive, intuitive, fun/funny, and loving. What more can I say? They've created something really unique and valuable that leverages their greatest gifts and truly heals people.

I seriously feel like a huge weight has been lifted and I'm so thankful to you and Doug. I truly feel like I accomplished more in 3 days during the workshop than I would have in years of talk therapy.

You guys were so sweet and gentle with me, and I feel like the clarity that I gained was priceless, and laying out all of the objects on the floor was key to the clarity I gained. Working through all of that was so great - I can't even put it into words.

For me, the key was to understand why I am a perfectionist and so driven to "succeed" vs just being happy where I currently am...once I understood that I just was able to let it go.

I have been home with my kids ever since the workshop, and I am for the first time aware of my inner child and have let her come out to play with my kids and had SO much fun with them. I know that I still have so much work to do and this is just the beginning, but I feel like a totally different person."

What is Experiential Therapy

It’s Different From Talk Therapy

People often come to us expressing how they have felt frustrated and stuck in their talk therapy. Despite having been in therapy, sometimes for many years, they feel they are going over-and-over the same things and are using their therapists only for support.

Watch our video on the limits of talk therapy and how to completely break free from unwanted patterns through Core Emotional Experiential Therapy:

In contrast to talk therapy, Experiential Therapy allows the client to see what is occurring in their mind by bringing it outside into the world.

Developed in the 1970s, Experiential Therapy is an active therapeutic approach that encourages clients to identify their emotions and address hidden or subconscious issues through activities such as role playing, guided imagery, the use of props, and a range of other active experiences.

What’s Different about Core Emotional Experiential Therapy

CEET is led by Elicia and Doug Miller PhD, two master practitioners during a 5-hour process. 

Talk therapy and other experiential therapy is often much shorter and does not allow for the depth or breadth of processing.
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During CEET, a wide range of the client’s past and current life experiences are symbolically represented in the process.

This can include relationships and relevant aspects of parents, grandparents, siblings and other important people, current friendships, intimate and work relationships, security and money, and the emotional experiences of each of these relationships. Client’s often become aware of significant relationships between these parts of their experience.

CEET goes much further and includes the client’s goals, higher self, personal gifts, fears, blocks, and anything relevant to the client's experience.

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When clients see the relationships between the important aspects of their lives, they are often amazed, have “aha” experiences, and feel grateful for the transformative insights.

This happens around 75 minutes into the process and the remainder of the time involves working through the various patterns and emotions and reclaiming lost aspects of self and unrealized gifts.

Some immediate shifts reported by clients:

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    Reduced self-criticism and improved self-esteem
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    Better boundaries and ability to ask for what they want
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    Increased intuition, confidence and creativity
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    Communication is more true to self, direct and honest
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    More trust in one’s body, including to heal
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    More joy with reduced anxiety and depression
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    Less attached to other people’s opinions and outcomes
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    Taking care of their needs instead of proving worth
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    Restructured business and increased income
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I experienced more of a shift in just one session with Doug and Elicia than I had in my entire three years of conscious healing.


"I was in talk therapy for two years prior to my experiential Healing Immersion and had tried innumerable healing methods. However, I experienced more of a shift in just one session with Doug and Elicia than I had in my entire three years of conscious healing.

My healing journey began three years ago with a whole host of symptoms (depression, anxiety, hormonal imbalance, fatigue etc.) that, as I learned from Elicia, were repressed emotions. The symptoms began clearing up as soon as I started feeling my emotions through the guidance of Elicia.

One session with Elicia and Doug shifted all of my patterns of shame around my body.
I have worked with them several times now and each time has been different but is always exactly what I need."

What Elicia and Doug Bring to CEET

You will be held in a safe and supportive environment 

Elicia and Doug bring years of training and experience, along with highly developed emotional and intuitive acuity. They use multiple approaches such as Gestalt, Psychomotor, Psychodynamic, Psychodrama, Transpersonal, Bioenergetic Body Work, Inner-Child Healing, and more. 

Once the original emotion is released and healed, you will have greater access to your unique gifts and experience the world as supportive, while you get more of your needs met in your relationships.

​How to Experience Core Emotional Experiential Therapy

Private Healing Immersions in Atlanta:

Individuals: $1,500 for half day (5 hours), $2,000 full day (8 hours)

The benefit of the full day is that it allows for more time to process. The morning is spent getting clear about history and current issues, setting intentions, and going through the setup of the objects. After a lunch break, we move into the emotional work.

All of this is included in the half day, there is simply less time for processing as it moves at a faster pace with just short 5 minute breaks throughout the 5-hour period.

Couples 1 & 2 Day Private Immersions: $3,000 - $4,000

**We will travel to you if you would like to host a workshop or retreat

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It’s not a generic process, so I felt like everyone had the best support.

Other programs/retreats I have experienced were focused on physical, mental, and spiritual well being. They have all been good, but this is the first time I have been to a retreat that has focused on emotional health. It's a big part of us all! I loved working with Elicia & Doug. They are focused on what each person needs at the time. It's not a generic process, so I felt like everyone had the best support. I now have increased awareness, a clearer mind, and more energy throughout the day. I feel less guilt and attachment to family issues and more appreciation for my partner.

- Carrie

I have a better relationship with myself and the people who
are closest to me.

Working with Doug & Elicia is AMAZING! I want to put them in my pocket and bring them home with me. They are so loving, caring, compassionate and supportive. I felt very safe around them and free to be and express myself. 

Before the CEH retreat I was experiencing anxiety, self-sabotaging habits such as binge eating and purging, poor self-boundaries and not being able to keep commitments to myself. 

Anytime I’d say I’m going to commit to something, I would always fail at following through. I felt sad, depressed, insecure, not good enough and isolated.

The atmosphere that Elicia and Doug created was one that cannot be compared. It was relaxed, safe, comforting, loving, patient. I felt very accepted for being me and I didn’t feel like I had to hide anything. I knew that if I was vulnerable I would be able to unlock the answer to some of these patterns and that’s exactly what happened.   

My mindset has changed SO MUCH since the workshop.  I look at myself differently, I tell myself I’m beautiful, I hug myself, I tell myself “I love you”. I give myself the attention that I was always searching for elsewhere. It’s been very powerful. I have a much healthier outlook about my body and my future and I haven’t let people’s opinions about me affect me being my authentic self. It’s awesome.

I am also definitely calmer, my intuition has increased and I have a better relationship with myself and the people who are closest to me.

- Morgan

Working with Elicia and Doug was an amazing,
life-changing experience!

Jocelyn Robinson

"It’s hard to even put into words the amount of gratitude I have for the Millers. Working with Elicia and Doug was an amazing life changing experience.

Elicia and Doug were able to help me uncover the blocks I could not see from traumas that were buried deep within my subconscious.

I’ve taken all of Elicia and Doug’s programs and each program allowed me to uncover the next layer I was ready to heal, and the work they do together took it to whole other level of healing. 

Janet Raftis

I often refer clients to them because I believe so strongly in the emotional healing that they facilitate.

Janet Raftis

Energy Healer & Intuitive Development Coach

"Immediately following this session, I experienced a major shift in two projects that I am working on (the very ones in which I had been holding myself back). My creative energy began to flow more readily and I was able to enjoy the process again. I feel more open and more free, more prosperous and excited for the opportunities to unfold.

Not only did I benefit greatly from my experience with them, but I often refer clients to them because I believe so strongly in the emotional healing that they facilitate. This is deep and transformative work and I am so grateful to them both personally and professionally."

About Elicia and Doug Miller, PhD

Doug Miller, PhD, and Elicia Miller, are in a fulfilling marriage that has provided immense growth and healing for them, as well as great insight into their work with clients.

Elicia is the founder of the Core Emotional Healing® model. She has 15 years of experience in deep experiential work and training in unconscious emotional wounds that cause physical symptoms, eating disorders, and relationship problems.

Elicia’s own extensive journey healing Systemic Candida gave her the experience to guide hundreds from around the world to freedom from digestive problems, chronic fatigue, anxiety, depression, autoimmune disease, eating disorders, codependency, addictions, poor body image and perfectionism by healing the emotional root cause to live a fulfilled and inspired life!

Elicia is gifted in seeing right to the source of the issue, past her client's defenses and stories. In addition, she provides nurturing support, lovingly helping clients move through the healing process.

Doug is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Transpersonal Psychologist working in the Mental Health Field for 35 years. His formal training included training in Gestalt Therapy, Jungian, Body Work, Existential and Psychodynamic Psychotherapies. He was also encouraged to develop the use intuition in his practice. His training and experience have brought him to a deep understanding of the interplay between childhood emotional and family dynamics with personal life development, fulfillment and spiritual growth. He first co-lead an Experiential retreat over 25 years ago and has found this approach to be the most efficient and effective.

Elicia and Doug specialize in the powerful and immediate lived approach of Experiential Therapy, in retreats, workshops, and individual healing immersions. They actively help clients through individualized healing structures that bring into awareness the unconscious source of emotional and relationship issues. Then, they help clients release long-blocked emotions and provide healing with corrective experiences that are self-affirming and personally empowering. This process results in more authentic and aligned living, with a fuller benefit of one’s individual gifts.

Many of Elicia and Doug’s clients have engaged in various types of healing approaches including medical and spiritual, but because clients often bypass the embodied and emotional work, they have not healed.

Doug and Elicia have brought together their similar skills and approaches to help individuals and couples heal the sources of problematic patterns, chronic symptoms and feeling stuck. With their penetrating insight, grounded intuition, and Experiential Psychotherapy process, Doug and Elicia help their clients realize greater connection, intimacy and fulfillment. To learn more listen to their Intimacy Hour Radio Shows.

Doug and Elicia are based in Atlanta, GA, USA and travel around the world offering Core Emotional Healing® private healing immersions, workshops and retreats.

"I don't have to sacrifice my needs for others. I can care for others and myself. I don't have to carry the pain from my childhood experience anymore. Thank you so much Doug and Elicia for all that you two do."


Their sensitivity and respect for me provided a safe space to express what was needed for powerful healing.

Working with Doug and Elicia is a profound healing experience in which their intuitive gifts work together. Though I was in a group, their process was individualized and focused on my specific circumstances to provide me with exactly what I needed to move through the emotions that were inhibiting me.

Their very creative therapeutic work was innovative and spontaneous, staying in the emotions and experience that was real for me in the moment. They combine a large range of therapeutic and spiritual approaches, to promote a life-altering and affirming healing experience.

Their sensitivity and respect for me provided a safe space to express what was needed for powerful healing. Overall, the experience of working with Doug and Elicia provided a holistic emotional healing experience that helped me move through emotional blocks very quickly and thoroughly in order to realize a more authentic and grounded self. Because I was in a group, I also got to see them do the same for others. It was really amazing to see and be a part of.

- Sara

It was an amazing experience for us and we continue
to grow everyday.

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My husband and I have worked with Elicia and Doug on several occasions. We started working with them because we were newlyweds and had the worst communication. After working with Doug and Elicia, we were able to really learn how to communicate with each other and really identify our triggers. Once we were able to identify our triggers, we were able to learn what we needed from each other. It was an amazing experience for us, and we continue to grow everyday.

I was nervous that my husband would feel uncomfortable, or ganged up on, but he and Doug hit it off immediately. Which made my husband feel more comfortable to open up. We both work with Doug and Elicia separately as well, to really heal our inner children and past patterns in order to become the best people we can be in a relationship! 

- Gabby

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Click the button below to apply for a free 30-minute assessment to learn more about Core Emotional Healing® and which program is right for you.