About Dr. Casey A. Holtz
Dr. Casey A. Holtz
Dr. Casey Holtz began his career of service to children and families as a teacher. In his role as an educator, he recognized the need to address social-emotional, developmental, and familial needs of his students and thus decided to pursue additional education and clinical training in child psychology. Dr. Holtz trained in a variety of settings prior to receiving his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology. These include schools, hospitals, and outpatient clinics where he gained comprehensive training and clinical experience in assessment and treatment with children (ages 1 – 18), families, and couples.
Dr. Holtz has received training in comprehensive assessment and evidence-based treatment of early childhood disorders and develop-mental delays. He learned to conduct integrative evaluations and to provide treatment of early childhood pediatric disorders at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Dr. Holtz pursued additional clinical training through Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in the area of child and adolescent neuropsychology. In addition to his clinical training at Children’s, Dr. Holtz served as a clinical supervisor at an early childhood psychology clinic affiliated with Marquette University and Penfield Children’s Center where he gained expertise in the area of developmental assessments and evidence-based parent-training programs for behavior disorders of early childhood. During his predoctoral internship, Dr. Holtz was a member of the Infant and Child Assessment Program at Salesmanship Club Youth and Family Center.
Dr. Casey Holtz also acquired training and experience in working with school-aged children and adolescents through clinical rotations in school-based therapy and family therapy. He has provided assess- ment and clinical treatment to troubled children and adolescents as well as their families who struggle with a variety of concerns including: develop-mental delays, anxiety, depression, self-harm behaviors, conduct problems, AD/HD, Asperger’s disorder, autism
and social difficulties.
Dr. Holtz values the family as an important element in successfully helping treat children and adolescents. Therefore, in order to provide comprehensive services, he has trained in the area of adult assessment and therapy, and couples therapy. He learned empirical treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and depression at Medical College of Wisconsin and was supervised and trained in couples therapy at the Salesmanship Club Youth and Family Centers, a non- profit American Psychological Association training site in Dallas, Texas.
Dr. Casey Holtz has received numerous awards during his educational and clinical training including Marquette University Outstanding Doctoral Student of the Year and American School Counseling Association Student of the Year. Along the way, Dr. Holtz’s education and clinical experiences have molded him into a professional with a dedication, passion and energy that drives him to continue to work every day to improve the lives and futures of the children and families he serves.
Online Meetings and Therapy
Dr. Holtz is offering online meetings to continue to serve his clients in this time of need. If you are a potential new client, Dr. Holtz will gladly work with you to get your needs met through online or in person meetings depending on safety concerns and level of comfort. These are unprecedented times for the children, adolescents, and parents of today. If you, or anyone you know of, is in need of psychological support, please encourage them to reach out.
Dr. Casey Holtz has lectured at a variety of Milwaukee-area colleges and universities in the area of child assessment,
child development, learning and memory, and abnormal
child psychology. He is currently an Associate Professor of Psychology at Wisconsin Lutheran College where he teaches various courses including:
- Introduction to Psychology
- Child Abnormal Psychology
- Psychological Counseling
- Child Development
- Adolescent Development
- Applied Behavior Analysis
- Introduction to Learning and Memory
- American Psychological Association Division 17:
- American Psychological Association Division 40:
- American Psychological Association Division 53:
Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology