(July 7, 1924–December 19, 2001) was a clinical psychologist
who was raised in Cleveland
, United States of America. Polster had an interest in music, which happened to be her undergraduate major and a subject she integrated into her work. Once reaching graduate school, she became an advocate for Gestalt therapy
; a therapy aimed towards self-awareness. Polster was the co-founder of The Gestalt Training Centre. Polster was the co-author of two novels (''Gestalt Therapy Integrated'' and ''From the Radical Centre''), and the sole author of ''Eve’s Daughters.'' Miriam Polster died due to cancer, in 2001.
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