Dr Jenny Holland PsyD

California fires leave lasting mental health issues for survivors

California fires leave lasting mental health issues for survivors

Researchers at University of California San Diego, published a novel study that looked at the psychological consequences, finding that exposure to “climate trauma” for affected residents resulted in increased and chronic mental health problems, such as post-traumatic stress disorder and depression.

Facing daily challenges with confidence

Clients consistently rank Dr. Jenny Holland very high, recognizing not only her expertise in the field of psychotherapy, but for her compassionate and caring nature.
Dr. Holland has been in private practice for more than 17 years, helping patients to make life enhancing changes in what can be a complicated and overwhelming world.

Are you ready for therapy for a change!

Are you ready for therapy for a change!

Dr. Holland is a psychotherapist practicing in Sonoma County, California, providing cutting edge, integrative and evidence-based mental health care, proven effective with depression and anxiety, life transitions; pregnancy, parenting, ageing, loss, and caring for a parent or loved one during a health crisis or decline. Appointments: 707-479-2946. Visit drjennyholland.com

Sharing meals with others reduces stress, boosts self-esteem

Sharing meals with others reduces stress, boosts self-esteem

Connecting with friends, family, coworkers and neighbors benefits people beyond stress relief. In fact, the survey found 67% of people say sharing a meal remind them of the importance of connecting with other people, and 54% say it reminds them to slow down and take a break. Survey respondents who are employed full or part-time said they would feel less stressed at work if they had more time to take a break and share a meal with a co-worker.

People of different generations can be lonely for different reasons

People of different generations can be lonely for different reasons

People of different generations are equally lonely but for different reasons, a study suggests. Living alone increases the risk of loneliness in older age whereas in midlife feeling isolated is more linked to personality traits, the research found. The study found emotionally-resilient people – those more able to adapt in stressful situations – are less at risk of loneliness at any age, and outgoing middle-aged people are less likely to feel lonely.

Treating anxiety during pregnancy may provide beneficial outcomes

Treating anxiety during pregnancy may provide beneficial outcomes

Women who experience anxiety about their pregnancies give birth earlier on average than those who don’t, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.