Kelley Holladay

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Kelley Holladay
Faculty Specialist
(616) 742-5069 or (269) 387-5100
Western Michigan University, Grand Rapids Downtown
Mailing address: 
Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
Western Michigan University – Grand Rapids
200 Ionia Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Ph.D., University of Central Florida
  • M.S., Troy University
  • B.S., University of Central Florida
Research interests: 
  • Addictions counseling
  • Cyber harassment/cyber-sexual harassment
  • Gender and technology

Dr. Kelley Holladay recently joined the faculty at Western Michigan University in the Spring of 2017 as a faculty specialist II of counselor education and counseling psychology. Prior to transitioning to WMU, Holladay completed her doctoral studies at the University of Central Florida, where she taught several core master’s classes in the counselor education program. In addition, Holladay is a licensed mental health counselor. Her clinical specialties include trauma and addiction among individuals, families, and young adults; and her experience was acquired in hospital settings, private practice, and drug court. 

Holladay received her Ph.D. in counselor education from the University of Central Florida in December of 2016. Her dissertation, An Investigation of the Influence of Cyber-Sexual Assault on the Experience of Emotional Dysregulation, Depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Trauma Guilt, was awarded University of Central Florida’s Graduate Dean’s Dissertation Completion Fellowship. Her dissertation was also awarded a research and scholarship grant on behalf of The Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling (AARC) Supported Scholarship Program. Most recently, Holladay shared her research with ACA in support of their upcoming anti-bullying project entitled #impactproject. Holladay teaches at the Western Michigan University – Grand Rapids campus.