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Dr. Parker obtained her Ph.D. in Experimental Psychopathology
from Harvard University, where she was a Karen Stone Fellow and a
Sackler Scholar. She conducted research in the areas of coping and
psychological adjustment after traumatic loss, particularly loss
through suicide, and cognition and emotion amongst people facing
anxiety and depression. Driven to help others through clinical work
as well as through research, Dr. Parker respecialized in Clinical
Psychology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She
completed her clinical internship and postdoctoral training at the
Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford,
Holly A. Parker, Ph.D.
During her clinical training, Dr. Parker focused on serving veterans from multiple eras, including veterans
from World War II, Vietnam, and those who recently returned home from Iraq and Afghanistan. In this
capacity, Dr. Parker developed and evaluated several programs designed to improve the lives of
veterans, including narrative therapy and exercise-based interventions, for which she became a certified
personal trainer and running coach. Dr. Parker is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of New
Hampshire. She employs an integrative, person centered, goal oriented approach as the foundation of
her work. Her clinical training and practice involve a focus on serving adults facing challenges such as
trauma, loss, suicide bereavement, depression, adjustment to significant life events and role transitions,
ambivalence, guilt and regret, relationship issues, and various forms of anxiety (i.e., Posttraumatic
Stress Disorder (PTSD), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Panic Disorder, and phobias). Dr.
Parker has experience with a range of psychological interventions and approaches to meet clients
needs and expand their strengths, including evidence-based treatments for PTSD, Acceptance and
Commitment Therapy (ACT), cognitive-behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy, narrative therapy,
coping skills training, exercise-based interventions, and approaches based in mindfulness and positive

In addition to her clinical work at the Counseling Center of Nashua, Dr. Parker teaches psychology
courses on an adjunct basis, and has been teaching classes at Harvard University for the past several