Leonard Holmes

Retired Clinical Psychologist


Mental Health, Online Counseling


University of Virginia, Florida State University



Leonard Holmes, PhD, is a former writer for Verywell Mind and Verywell Health. Dr. Holmes is a pioneer in the field of online mental health therapy and online consultations. He worked as a clinical psychologist for the Department of Veteran Affairs for more than 29 years, working primarily with chronic pain patients. During that time, he also had a private practice in Virginia. He served as a member of the American Psychological Society, American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers, and the American Psychological Association.


Leonard Holmes did his undergraduate work at the University of Virginia, and received his master of science and PhD in clinical psychology from Florida State University. 

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