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Articles by Author: Anna Hollis

Anna Lynn Hollis, Ph.D., School Psychologist

Anna Hollis, Ph.D., NCSP, is a nationally certified school psychologist currently living near Detroit, Michigan. She is licensed as a psychologist in 2 states (Michigan and South Carolina) and certified as a school psychologist in in 5 states (South Carolina, Michigan, Vermont, Pennsylvania, and Maryland). She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA); the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP); the Michigan Association of School Psychologists (MASP); and the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS). Dr. Hollis obtained her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of South Carolina. Her professional interests include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT); Positive Psychology; Trauma-Informed Practice; and Urban School Psychology.

Articles written by Dr. Hollis

Conducting group therapy in a virtual setting has many benefits, but it also presents unique challenges. With creativity, patience, practice, and flexibility, therapists in a telepractice setting can create a warm, therapeutic space for children and... Read More
We are in the midst of that special time of year when we may overindulge in various tasty holiday treats and, when we feel our clothes tighten, we will resolve that we’re going to lose that extra 5 (or 50, or 100) pounds. Or perhaps we have become ov... Read More
You have probably already heard about Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), but you may be hesitant to jump in because the concepts can seem complex and confusing. While a deep dive into ACT is far beyond the scope of a blog post, the basics o... Read More
Substance use is a broad term that includes the use of alcohol, tobacco, e-cigarettes/vaping, inhalants, and a variety of drugs/substances, such as cocaine, hallucinogens, methamphetamines, marijuana, ecstasy, opioids, “magic mushrooms,” “bath sa... Read More
If you don’t already know that there’s a national adolescent mental health crisis in the United States, all you have to do is to scroll your news feed to see a plethora of articles sounding the alarm. The following list is a small sample of what I fo... Read More
Did you know December is National Stress-Free Family Holidays Month?  No? Actually, I didn’t either. My first thought upon learning about this was “Is that even possible?”  My conclusion, after some thought, is that it is rath... Read More
Bullying has been in the headlines a lot lately, and for good reason. October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month and many articles have focused on awareness efforts. A brief search of recent headlines turned up many examples of real-life... Read More

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