I have been seeing Dr. Jenny for issues related to my mother‘s Alzheimer’s. This has been one of the more difficult times of my life, and Dr. Jenny has been there every step of the way. I feel like she is helping me to stay connected with my mother throughout this process. She is also helping me stay centered and sane. I highly recommend her.”
Self-directed ageism can present as self-doubt — ‘I’m too old to learn this new technology’ or ‘I’m too old to make new friends’ — and negative perceptions of one’s own aging, such as ‘I’m so much worse at this than I used to be’. Maintaining a strong social support systems helps to keep self-talk positive.
Dr. Holland’s clients often come to therapy experiencing significant stress resulting from living under circumstances where their cultural, sexual, or gender identities are not fully recognized or validated. This is known as Minority Stress. Dr. Holland incorporates a combination of systemic, interpersonal and humanistic approaches to develop a meaningful connection with her clients.