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Michelle Hicks

Leadership Coach

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Michelle B. Hicks, Ph.D. is a certified executive coach, consultant and educator. Her coaching philosophy focuses on a behavioral approach, working with clients to transform their leadership and communication abilities by helping them examine underlying counter-commitments and learn ways to change that thinking and behavior. Prior to her coaching career, Dr. Hicks consulted in healthcare as well as taught, mentored and coached MBA, Pre-MBA and undergraduate students in the area of communications in business at the University of Dallas. Additionally, she was the founding Executive Director for the Institute for High Reliability Organizing.

Dr. Hicks received her Executive Coaching Certification from Southern Methodist University. She received her Ph.D. in Information Science from the University of North Texas and her M.S. in Industrial Relations and B.A. in English from West Virginia University. She lives in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and can be reached at