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Nicholas Holder, PhD – Career Development Awardee

Nicholas Holder, PhD Nicholas Holder, PhD
San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA 


Dr. Holder is a clinical psychologist, PTSD treatment specialist, and health services researcher. He is a Clinical Research Psychologist at the San Francisco VA Health Care System and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Holder received his PhD in Clinical Psychology from and completed his Psychology Internship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He completed his Advanced Research Postdoctoral Fellowship focusing on PTSD Treatment through the Sierra Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center at the San Francisco VA Health Care System. His research focuses on improving the quality and effectiveness of mental health treatment for Veterans with PTSD, particularly through understanding how to most effectively combine and sequence PTSD treatments. Dr. Holder's VA HSR&D Career Development Award is focused on understanding transitions between PTSD treatments and facilitating timely transition to evidence-based psychotherapy for PTSD.

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