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Cassandra J. Holinka, Psy.D.

Assistant Professor
Academic Office Location:
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
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B.A.University of ConnecticutPsychology
M.A.Southern Connecticut State UniversityPsychology
M.A.University of Hartford Graduate Institute of Professional PsychologyClinical Psychology
Psy.D.University of Hartford Graduate Institute of Professional PsychologyClinical Psychology

Post-Graduate Training
InternshipYale School of MedicineConnecticut Mental Health Center Adult Outpatient/Forensic Drug Diversion Clinic
FellowshipYale School of MedicineForensic Drug Diversion Clinic
Professional TrainingCPT for PTSDCognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD (Workshop & Follow-up Phone Consultation)

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Psi Chi National Honor Society in PsychologyUniversity of Hartford
New England ScholarUniversity of Connecticut
Alpha Lambda Delta Honor SocietyUniversity of Connecticut

Substance Abuse
Trauma/PTSD (Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD)
Anxiety Disorders
Mood Disorders
Borderline Personality Disorder
Gender and Sexuality

Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
UConn School of Medicine Admissions CommitteeOtherMemberUConn HealthUniversity2019


  • Re-evaluating the Volitional Test for Criminal Responsibility
    Holinka, C. & Cipriano, T. Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 2016 Mar;44(1):126-128
Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Managing Mental Health and Imposter Syndrome: Considerations for ScientistsTalkThe Jackson Laboratory2019Farmington, CT
Barriers, facilitators, and solutions to implementation of evidenced-based practices in public behavioral health systems: A look at DBT and addictions treatmentTalkNewington VA Psychology Department2019Newington & West Haven VA
Trauma, PTSD, and Treatment for AdultsTalkUConn Health EMS Meeting2019Farmington, CT
Opioid Addiction in Pregnancy: Using Psychology to Enhance Care Across DisciplinesTalkUConn Health's Opioid Use in Pregnancy Symposium2018Farmington, CT
Smoking Cessation Treatment in a Reentry PopulationTalkAmerican Correctional Conference’s 146th Congress of Correction2016Boston, MA
Reliability of Two Measures of Gender Discrimination and Sexual Harassment of Female Clinicians: A Pilot StudyPosterNew England Psychological Association's Annual Meeting2014Lewiston, ME
Exercise, Sports Participation, and Self-Esteem in College StudentsPosterEastern Psychological Association's Annual Meeting2013New York, NY