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Belva Miles

Staff Psychologist, UIC Counseling Center

Co-Chair, Chancellor's Committee on the Status of Blacks


Dr. Belva Miles, is a staff psychologist at the Counseling Center at the University of Illinois in Chicago. There she provides consultation, individual and group therapies, and outreach services to the student population. In this role, she has also served as a liaison to the African American Academic Network (AAAN), African American Cultural Center (AACC), Career Services, and The CHANCE Program. At present, she is also a co-chair for the Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Blacks (CCSB). In addition to her employment at UIC, she is a private practice owner providing mental health therapy services to adults age 18 and over.

Dr. Miles obtained both her master’s and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology (Psy.D.) from Roosevelt University. Prior, she obtained her undergraduate degree in psychology from Chicago State University. Over the years, Dr. Miles has provided a range of services to individuals of varying ages with mental health issues and intellectual disabilities. These have included providing therapy and psychological assessments to children, adolescents, and adults. She has worked in various settings including private practice, university counseling centers, outpatient settings, residential treatment facilities, and inpatient psychiatric hospitals.