Brenda K. Holland, Ph.D, Clinical Psychologist and Families Plus Founder:
Brenda has been a practicing psychologist for 29 years, Dr. Holland is now executive director of Families Plus, a successful community-based, mental health nonprofit in Delta, Colorado. She is licensed as a Psychologist and a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor III in Colorado. She oversees all aspects of this innovative organization that merges volunteer mentoring families, natural parents, and teachers to enhance the healthy development of at-risk, undeserved children. Her wealth of knowledge and experience have helped shape the integrated health care concept into an effective working model for other agencies in Colorado. She has successfully administered a Federal Rural Health Services Outreach Grant that brought Delta County together for behavioral health access. She believes strongly that healthy children make healthy adults, which in turn creates a healthier community. Brenda has been a constant force behind the development of wrap-around mentoring services for at-risk children so that the cycle of poverty can be broken. She maintains a small private practice in Delta County.