Dr. Gareth Holman is a psychologist, author, trainer, coach and organizational consultant.
An expert in psychological assessment and behavior change, Dr. Holman helps leaders and teams translate organizational and culture design ideas into concrete development and training pathways. He has worked with leaders and teams across tech, media, manufacturing, consulting, government, and academic settings, in the start-up space as well as in Fortune 500 organizations. He has driven org-wide culture change, team-based coaching, and focused individual executive development plans. A certified Systemic Team Coach, Dr. Holman has particular interest in helping technical/engineering leaders and groups develop the strong people skills and sense of purpose needed to collaborate and innovate in ways that actually improve the world.
In the clinical domain, Dr. Holman is lead author of Functional Analytic Psychotherapy Made Simple (New Harbinger, 2017) and has published peer-reviewed empirical and theoretical articles on therapeutic relationships and behavior change. For the past 10 years, he has lead trainings to help therapists improve their relationship and assessment skills. He was previously Associate Director of Training at the Evidence-Based Practice Institute.
Dr. Holman’s coaching and psychotherapy practice serves primarily high achieving adults who need support across personal, relationship, and professional contexts.
He loves his work, which serves the over-arching purpose of helping people more skillfully operate their psychology so that we collectively rise to the challenges and opportunities of 21st Century. Or as Elon Musk put it, “I want to think about the future and not feel sad.”
Dr. Holman earned his B.A. in Psychology and the Comparative History of Ideas from the University of Washington, and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Washington in 2011.