Assistant Professor of Psychology; BS, James Madison University; MS, Radford University; PsyD, James Madison University
Jenna Holt received her Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences at James Madison University. She then went on to obtain her Masters in Counseling from Radford University and her Doctorate degree in Clinical and School Psychology from James Madison University. Dr. Holt is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and maintains her clinical skills by performing psychological assessments and outpatient counseling to clients in the area. At Mary Baldwin, Dr. Holt is the clinical psychologist within the psychology department, teaching introductory psychology classes as well as classes such as Techniques of Counseling and Psychotherapy, Abnormal Psychology, and Applied Behavior Analysis. She will also be designing and teaching a new course on Ecopsychology, which is the study of people and their connection/relationship with the natural world. This is Dr. Holt’s personal area of interest outside of her clinical studies, and is also the topic on which she based her dissertation.
Dr. Holt grew up in New York State and Virginia, and she currently lives in Fishersville with her husband and three cats. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, enjoying the outdoors, swimming, baking, and reading.