"I particularly enjoy helping those in the helping professions to take care of themselves. When caregivers, healthcare providers and professionals take care of themselves, they are better able to care for others without the risk of burn out."
Dr. Holland is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 15 years of experience treating clients in Sonoma County. As someone who believes very strongly in giving back to the community she offers her expertise as a speaker with a focus on educating about issues including loneliness, anxiety, depression, pregnancy and parenting, aging, living with disabilities, chronic pain, and body image. She has been a case presenter for the San Francisco Center For Psychoanalysis Adolescent Series and has been on multiple panels providing expertise to colleagues and the public.
Dr. Holland specializes in working with individuals with depression and/or anxiety, those who have experienced trauma, and those with physical limitations such as physical disabilities, chronic illnesses or conditions associated with aging. She feels that it is an honor to assist clients through major life transitions, such as; pregnancy, parenting, marriage, divorce, death - all of which can be very stressful. Therapy can be helpful during these times.
Background: Dr. Holland attended Sonoma State University in the Hutchins Program and received a degree in Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts. She earned her Master’s Degree in Psychology from Meridian University. Course work in the area of Sociology and Psychology was completed at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. Dr. Holland earned a Doctorate from Ryokan College in Los Angeles, California.