Alea Holman, Ph.D., MPH

Dr. Alea Holman is a clinical and school psychologist whose therapeutic approach honors the unique brilliance of each individual and strives to help clients recognize and embrace their power & humanity.

CONTACT

Alea Holman, Ph.D., MPH

Psychologist
P: (212) 337-3565 Ext. 12
AVAILABILITY
Monday 9:30AM – 12PM
Tuesday 9:30AM – 12PM
Wednesday 9:30AM – 12PM
Friday 9:30AM – 12PM
CLIENT FOCUS
Teens (13-18)
Adults
 
Client Types (Individual)

“I bring my full self to this work. With directness and sensitivity, I try to keep it as real as I can so we can grow in trust and connection. I’m grateful that people open up to me about their struggles and I admire the courage it takes to start therapy and feel better.”

A. Holman

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SPECIALIZATION

“I have a wide range of experiences working with adults, children, and families across clinical, community, and school settings. I am committed to supporting equity and fairness and my clinical approach attends to the significant roles that intersecting identities and societal forces contribute to mental health. Through the therapeutic relationship, I offer my whole heart to support clients’ greater self-awareness, self-advocacy, and self-compassion. I bring a spirit of curiosity and sincerity to help clients feel better and understand themselves more fully.” -Dr. Alea Holman

EDUCATION
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in School Psychology

University of California, Berkley – Berkley, CA

Dr. Holman’s dissertation examined mothers’ experiences of racial & gender socialization with their Black and mixed race children. 

Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) in Sociomedical Sciences with a specialty in Health Promotion

Columbia University – New York, NY

Dr. Holman’s Master’s Thesis examined the mental health impact of obesity on adolescents.

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Human Biology with a Minor in African & African American Studies

Stanford University – Stanford, CA

 
Recent Clinical Experience
2020 – 2021: Psycho-Educational Assessment Supervisor

The Hagin School Consultation Center at Fordham University – New York, NY

2017 – 2019: Clinical Psychologist

Rennicke & Associates: Therapy for Children & Adults  – New York, NY

2017 – 2019: Neuropsychological Assessment Supervisor 

City College of New York, Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program

2016 – 2017: Psychological Assessment Supervisor

The Wright Institute – Berkley, CA

2014 – 2017: School Psychologist

California School for the Blind – Fremont, CA

Individual & group therapy, psycho-educational assessment, teacher & parent consultation, and crisis intervention for students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities. 

2014 – Present: Invited Lecturer/Consultant

WestCoast Children’s Clinic – Oakland, CA

One Family, Community Works West – San Francisco, CA

The Wright Institute – Berkley, CA

Trainings on family socialization, racial identity development, psychological assessment, and special education for mental health practitioners. 

2013 – 2014: Outpatient Psychotherapist & Postdoctoral Resident

WestCoast Children’s Clinic – Oakland, CA

Trauma- and attachment-focused therapy and psychological assessment to children, adolescents, and families in the child welfare system. 

Advanced Clinical Training
AEDP Immersion Course (2018) 
Affiliations
Clinical Supervisor 
WestCoast Children’s Clinic – Oakland, CA
Supervision to doctoral-level clinicians and interns who are providing trauma- and attachment-focused therapy and psychological assessment to children and families. 
Adjunct Associate Professor
PhD Program in Clinical Psychology, CUNY Graduate Center – Queens, NY
Supervision to doctoral students who are providing therapy to children and families at Queens College Psychological Center. 
Licensure
Psychologist, New York State
Psychologist, California

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