ABOUT E. Joe Holt, PhD

E. Joe Holt, PhD is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT/GA) and a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC/SC) who is the clinical director  of Behavioral Health at the Rural Health Center.   He has been in practice for the past 25 years with a specialty with children and families, including both Intact and Blended families. Dr. Holt completed a Ph. D. in Counseling Psychology and Social Work at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, a Masters in Arts (M.A.) in Education at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Bachelors in Arts (B. A.) at Oklahoma Baptist University. He has done extensive postgraduate work at the University of Texas, University of South Carolina, Columbia College, Converse College and Augusta State University.

His professional training in psychotherapy includes Systemic Brief Family Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Addiction and Co-Dependency therapies, grief therapy, play therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapies.

Dr. Holt’s professional memberships include the American Psychological Association, Approved Supervisor and Clinical Member status with the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy. He is also a clinical designation of being a licensed Supervisor of Licensed Professional Counselors (SC) and a Board Approved Supervisor of Marriage and Family Therapists (Georgia).