Amy Holsten, Ph.D.

Amy Holsten is a licensed psychologist specializing in the treatment of children and adolescents. She received her undergraduate degree from Columbus State University, her Master’s degree in clinical psychology from Augusta State University and her Doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Fielding Graduate University. Dr. Holsten has received extensive training in residential and outpatient psychiatric facilities, the private practice setting, and non-profit agencies. She was an associate professor of psychology at North Georgia College and State University and adjunct faculty at Augusta University for many years. She has served as President of the local Mental Health Association, was the director of the Child Advocacy Center and currently is co-owner of Families Forward.

Her expertise is in the area of trauma to include sexual assault, traumatic grief, and abuse. She is committed to evidenced based treatment and collaboration with schools and other agencies that work with children to achieve the best possible outcome. Dr. Holsten also has extensive training and experience treating Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, anxiety, school refusal, depression, sexual behavioral problems, and behavioral disorders. She is committed to parent education and supports active parental involvement in treatment. Dr. Holsten is committed to providing competent and compassionate therapeutic services that focus on helping children and families work through whatever difficulties they may be facing.