Holly Parker, PhD

Lecturer on Psychology, Harvard University

Holly Parker is a lecturer on psychology at Harvard University and an associate director of training at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital. In this role, she provides individual, couples, and group psychotherapy, and trains future generations of clinical psychologists. Parker received her doctorate in experimental psychopathology from Harvard University, where she engaged in research on topics ranging from anxiety disorders to coping and resilience after traumatic loss. She is passionate about helping others, and relishes clinical work, teaching, public education, and writing. Her specialties include romantic relationships, lifestyle, denial, and coping with the impact of traumatic stress and loss.


  • PhD Harvard University