E-mail: tnh2101@columbia.edu

Trélan Nicole Holder is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She is a skilled psychotherapist with extensive years of counseling experience in mental health and human services. Trélan attained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Clark University, her Master of Science Degree in Social Work from Columbia University, and a Certificate in Bioethics and Medical Humanities from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Cardozo Law School. Additionally, her clinical pursuits include: postgraduate psychodynamic psychotherapy training at the NYU Institute for Psycho-analytic Education.
In 2014, Trélan founded Renew Perspectives, a professional corporation that is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s Board For Social Work and provides continuing education for Licensed Social Workers. She has served as a Clinician and Director at the City College of New York (CCNY): Wellness and Counseling Center. Prior to her leadership at CCNY, she worked at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center, Adolescent AIDS Program.
Ms. Holder’s previous work in human services spans across her municipal employment with New York City’s leading Child Welfare Agencies to her international academic pursuits at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, where she was selected to study as a Visiting Social Work Scholar (a collaborative with the New York University Steinhardt Graduate School of Education).
Trélan Holder teaches Human Behavior and Health Care Systems at Columbia School of Social Work. She is also a member of the adjunct faculty at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, where she teaches Human Behavior.