Maria Holder

Primary Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

About Maria Holder

Maria Holder is the Primary Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at Emerge Healing Center. She has been with us since we opened in July of 2022. She is a leading member of our medical team and works with our clients daily.

Maria has worked in the areas of addiction medicine and mental health for the past four years. This includes working in inpatient detox centers, residential treatment centers, intensive outpatient centers, and primary mental health facilities.

Maria Holder’s Education

Maria Holder graduated from GPC with an Associate’s Degree in Nursing. She then worked at the Dekalb Medical Center ER for five years before graduating from Walden University with her Master’s Degree in Nursing. After board certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner, she sub-specialized in Psychiatry and is board-certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Maria Holder

Additional Information About Maria Holder

Before her time at Emerge, Maria spent two years working as a travel nurse practitioner in primary care, urgent care, and community health centers. She then began a mentorship with Dr. James Craig at Craig Wellness and Recovery.

In Maria’s own words:

“Watching clients change their lives and find hope and purpose again is one of the best experiences of my career.”

-Maria Holder

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