Lecturer on Education
Degree: Ph.D., New School for Social Research, (2003)
Office: Larsen 612
Faculty Assistant: Cruz Brito
Holly Lem earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Graduate Faculty at the New School for Social Research. She received her clinical training at Bellevue Hospital, Yale Medical School, Columbia University and Massachusetts General Hospital. She is a licensed psychologist who has enjoyed working in diverse contexts with children and adolescents. Lem's past experience entailed working as a psychologist in a domestic abuse shelter for women and children where in addition to providing support for the families, she provided training for the preschool and daycare staff in working with traumatized children. She also has worked at a hospital-based school for children with challenging emotional issues, in a forensic setting with high conflict child custody issues and in a Juvenile Court clinic. Her doctoral research explored the interplay between gender identity issues and the quality of attachment to parental figures in early childhood.
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