Birmingham AL Psychologist
I consider it a profound privilege to walk with my clients through life’s difficult seasons. My goal is to provide compassion, hope, and a fresh perspective for whatever challenges they may be facing.

Holly N. Deemer, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Holly Deemer is a Clinical Psychologist who has been practicing for 20 years. She earned her doctorate at The University of Alabama and completed her internship at The University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center / Birmingham VA / Children’s Hospital consortium. Dr. Deemer uses research-supported Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) with mindfulness and acceptance techniques. Empathy and compassion are key components of her approach to helping her clients. Dr. Deemer views therapy as a collaborative effort with her clients and honors their goals, values, and perspectives as they work together.


  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma / Abuse / PTSD
  • Grief
  • ADHD
  • OCD
  • Anger / Stress Management
  • Parenting / Marriage Concerns
  • Life transitions (pre-marital counseling, postpartum concerns, empty nest adjustment, retirement, caring for aging parents)
  • Health concerns (weight loss, smoking cessation, mindful eating, adjusting to chronic conditions)


  • M.A. in Psychology, University of Alabama
  • M.P.H. in Health Behavior, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, University of Alabama
Dr. Deemer enjoys working with individuals 18 and up.


Dr. Deemer consults with healthcare providers, schools, and churches. She has experience providing seminars, workshops, support groups, and consultations on the topics of:


  • managing chronic health conditions / maintaining a healthy lifestyle
  • support and encouragement for young moms and / or working moms
  • parenting teens
  • boundaries (personal, professional)
  • stress management
  • navigating life transitions / grief
  • responding to trauma / abuse (children and adults)