ABOUT DR. HOLMES
THRIVE PSYCHOLOGY-BEVERLY HILLS
451 N. Canon Drive, Suite 7
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
📞 (310)-893-1978 Ext. 4
Dr. Holmes has extensive experience empowering women at the macro level through her advocacy work and social engagement as well as at the micro level through her private practice work at Thrive Psychology.
Dr. Holmes is an expert in life transitions including careers stages, family transitions, relationships, relational trauma, changing success levels, and helping women face the "what now"? question after they have achieved and checked all the boxes of external success. She does career assessments and life coaching with executive women & women professionals from various sectors including the entertainment and medical industry, academia, and technology.
Dr. Holmes also specializes in helping clients cope with chronic medical conditions like heart disease, cancer and rare diseases. She has trauma training certifications in Disaster Mental Health, is ICCT Trained (Plane Crashes, Mass Shootings) and is certified in dealing with ADD/ADHD related life challenges.
Her clients appreciate her depth of wisdom and down to earth practicality gained from years of experience in individual therapy as well as her engagement on the front lines as an advocate for women's issues. She uses a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy approach mixed with practical mindfulness techniques. There are many systems that impact the way that we feel, some of which we have little control of.
Dr. Holmes is at the forefront of women's wellness and mental health through her social, academic, and political work. She is a part of the United Nations Women's Council and has acted as a moderator for an NGO at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, and has served as a panelist at the Women Leaders Forum as part of the United Nations General Assembly and participated in the Zero Mothers Die initiative. While a Professor at University of Southern California, she taught on topics related to global health, gender and media, as well as technology’s impact on relationships. On top of all that, Dr. Holmes ran for Congress in 2014 in California's District 33.
Dr. Holmes received her B.S. in Social Sciences from California State University-San Luis Obispo, her MSW from University of Southern California and her Ph.D in Human Services from Capella University. She is licensed in California as an LCSW (CA LCSW 21919).