Dr. Elizabeth Gibbons Holtzman, Psychologist
Strategic Psychological Services
Area of Focus: Children, Adolescents and Young Adults, Attachment, Stress, Anxiety, Relationship Challenges, Cognitive Behavioral Therapies and Coaching.
Elizabeth Gibbons Holtzman, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist who provides strength based assessment, therapy and executive functioning coaching for children, adolescents and young adults. Her work has been informed by cognitive behavioral therapies, attachment theory and her own mindfulness practice. Dr. Holtzman is committed to developing a responsive and productive therapeutic relationship which allows for both the desired and often unexpected growth and change that occurs in the context of open, supportive, held space.
Dr. Holtzman has worked in a variety of settings over the past 16 years, providing clinical services to school age children and families as well as consultation and professional development to school based professionals. Dr. Holtzman is strongly committed to teacher wellness and works with a range of educators to promote social emotional health and reduce teacher burn out. In addition, she has worked extensively with college students in addressing the transition from high school to college, increasing academic effectiveness and efficiency, reducing test anxiety, and alleviating life stress and relationship challenges. Dr. Holtzman has taught at the college level for 9 years and currently serves as Program Director for the School Psychology Program at Rhode Island College.
Dr. Holtzman holds a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Psychology from Colgate University, a M.Ed. in Program Evaluation from the University of Texas at Austin and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology with a specialty in School Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin.
About Strategic Psychological Services
Located in Warwick, Rhode Island Strategic Psychological Services offers adult, child, marriage, and family counseling as well as diagnostic mental health assessments and consultations. Specialty services include parenting classes, weight management programs and treatment for depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, ADHD, addiction and more. Our experienced team of psychologists, clinicians and social workers are here to help.
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