Dr. Holland specializes in treatment of children, adolescents, and adults struggling with anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorders. His work is heavily focused on confronting feared situations, improving coping skills, reducing avoidance behaviors, and moving towards maintenance and recovery.
Dr. Holland earned his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Southern Methodist University after receiving a bachelor’s in psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. During doctoral training, he spent significant time learning and implementing CBT in the treatment of anxiety disorders with adults and children, posttraumatic stress in adults and children, depression in children, and behavioral problems in children.
He completed clinical training at a variety of sites, including SMU’s Anxiety Research & Treatment Program, Children’s Medical Center, and UC Davis’ Children’s Hospital. In addition to this clinical experience, Dr. Holland conducted research and taught undergraduate courses at SMU, and currently teaches graduate-level courses in CBT in UT Southwestern’s Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling Program.
Dr. Holland has been working with kids and adolescents in some capacity since he began teaching swimming lessons at 15. He has an adorable and rambunctious toddler who he tries to keep up with, and a partner pursuing her own graduate degree in neuroscience.