Holly Gardenier


About Me

Troubled times can create anxious thoughts and choices. Whether wanting the sadness to end, or [re]discovering purposefulness, or wrestling with uncomfortable thoughts, targeted therapy can help. I believe that the answers lay within each of us. My training has focused on mitigating trauma, resolving grief, and tolerating uncertainty. I am EMDR certified, utilize mindfulness and cognitive therapy models, and have advanced training in working with addictions and other troubling behavior issues. Adding meditation as a daily ritual can be clarifying and fruitful in making everyday decisions. My encouragement will be to go beyond the surface of your life to explore the depth within. Fear, loss, joy and awareness are contained in the cells of our being. We carry every experience of and response to our lives deep inside. I believe each of us has the answers to our life's puzzles, and my job is to provide a compassionate and safe space for that journey.
I look forward to working alongside you.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Addictions
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Grief
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Aging and Geriatric Issues , Attachment Issues , Codependency , Dissociation , Domestic Violence , Drug and Alcohol Addiction , Eating and Food-Related Issues , Emptiness , Family of Origin Issues , Guilt and Shame , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 28

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


LPC #4187-125 (Expires: 2023-02-28)


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Holly Gardenier. We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Written by J.U. on Jun 13, 2022 after therapy with Holly for 1 month on issues concerning family conflicts, grief, and compassion fatigue

Holly is such a professional and yet also conveys genuine caring. I have had a lot of different therapists in the past and she is the best ever!

Written by A.L. on May 12, 2022 after therapy with Holly for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Holly is an excellent therapist. She listens and offers great reflections. I have appreciated all the little nuggets I have taken away from our time together--in just two sessions!

Written by D.E. on Apr 21, 2022 after therapy with Holly for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and anger management

I am comfortable with Ms. Gardenier

Written by S.A. on Apr 21, 2022 after therapy with Holly for 2 weeks on issues concerning family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and grief

A baby boomers ideal therapist with up to date training meeting my needs as a PTSD

Work with me!