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Biography

Dr. Kelly Holder currently serves as the Chief Wellness Officer for the Warren Alpert Medical School and an Assistant Director in Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).  Holder earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Loma Linda University, and completed postdoctoral training in Behavioral Medicine from Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. She has experience working in community mental health, private practice, college counseling centers, and health systems.  Most recently she served as the Director of the Office for Professional Mental Health at Penn State University College of Medicine and Hershey Medical Center.  She is trained in national mental health and suicide prevention gatekeeping programs: Mental Health First Aid and Question. Persuade. Refer (QPR)  Dr. Holder is passionate about mental health and aiding individuals to improve their well-being and the quality of their lives.