Courtney Holmes, PhD, LPC, LMFT, NCC
Courtney Holmes is an Associate Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Counseling. She received her MA from Gonzaga University in Mental Health Counseling and her PhD from The College of William & Mary in Counselor Education and Supervision. Her clinical experience includes work with individuals, families, and couples on a variety of mental health related issues. Dr. Holmes has also served as a clinical supervisor for counselors-in-training across various specialties, such as clinical mental health, family counseling, and rehabilitation counseling. Her clinical and supervision work is largely informed by humanistic, experiential, developmental, and psychodynamic theory. Her focus areas include the treatment of trauma and facilitating post-traumatic growth, integrating creativity into clinical work and supervision, and the infusion of technology into the field of counseling.
She currently serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision and the Virginia Counselors Journal. Dr. Holmes facilitates Virginia board-approved supervision training for counselors and social workers in the state. She has received the Outstanding Supervisor Award from the North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NCACES) as well as the Distinguished Faculty Award for Teaching from the College of Health Professions at VCU.