Robert Holaway, Ph.D.

Robert Holaway, Ph.D. Director and Founding Partner

Robert Holaway, Ph.D.
Director and Founding Partner

Dr. Holaway (PSY22248) is co-Founder and director of PAG. He specializes in cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness-based approaches to working with individuals and executives interested in increasing their confidence and overall well-being by better managing stress, anxiety, interpersonal effectiveness, and work-life balance.

Dr. Holaway received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Temple University, where he trained with pioneers in the advancement of CBT. During his graduate training, he was heavily involved in clinical research and published several peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on anxiety and related disorders. He later completed his internship training at the VA Palo Alto Heath Care System, followed by his postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University’s School of Medicine. Dr. Holaway was previously clinical assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University and also co-associate director of clinical training in the PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium. There he trained hundreds of students in evidence-based psychological interventions, including cognitive-behavioral therapy and mindfulness-based approaches. 

Selected Publications

Coleman, S.L., Pieterefesa, A.S., Holaway, R.M., Coles, M.E., & Heimberg, R.G (2010). Content and Correlates of Checking Related to Symptoms of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 25, 293-301.

Mennin, D.S., Holaway, R.M., Fresco, D.M., Moore, M.T., & Heimberg, R.G. (2007). Delineating components of emotion and its dysregulation in anxiety and mood psychopathology. Behavior Therapy, 38, 284-302.

Holaway, R.M., Heimberg, R.G., & Coles, M.E. (2006). A comparison of intolerance of uncertainty in analogue generalized anxiety disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 20, 157-173.

Holaway, R.M., Rodebaugh, T.L., & Heimberg, R.G. (2006). The epidemiology of worry and generalized anxiety disorder. In G.C.L. Davey & A. Wells (Eds.) Worry and its Psychological Disorders: Theory, Assessment & Treatment (pp. 3-20). London: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

Rodebaugh, T.L., Holaway, R.M., & Heimberg, R.G. (2004). The treatment of social anxiety disorder. Clinical Psychology Review, 24, 883-908.

Ready to Get Started?