Dr. Allycin Hicks
Dr. Ally is a Mental Health Expert and Television Personality based in Los Angeles, CA. She earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in health from Loma Linda University and subsequently completed her training at Cedars Sinai and Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers.
Dr. Ally founded the DOUX Consulting Group where she integrates her expertise in neuroscience, human behavior, and creativity into the development of unique client brands.
Her research on minority women, cosmetic surgery and the impact of media on body image has been presented at conferences around the world. Using this research, she directly impacts and improves the lives of women through workshops, via radio and television, and hands-on coaching. Dr. Ally is a Lecturer at the California State University Los Angeles where she shapes the minds of students entering the mental health field. She is also a regular guest expert on NBC’s Access Live, KFI AM 640’s the Mo Kelly Show and a number of international podcasts.
By using a balance of behavioral science and common sense humanity Dr. Ally transforms the minds of viewers and individual clients. In her eyes, mental health is much more than the therapist’s couch, it weaves itself throughout every moment of everyday life even the creative ones.