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New Director of Medical and Ancillary Services Announced
The Austen Riggs Center is pleased to announce that Nicholas Holliday, M.D., has been appointed the new director of medical and ancillary services, effective Monday, March 24, 2014.
A board certified psychiatrist and a staff member at Riggs for 17 years, Dr. Holliday graduated from Brown University before receiving his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine on a U.S. Army Health Professions Scholarship. After a medical internship at St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York City, he fulfilled his four-year service commitment with the Army as a general medical officer. This included tours in Germany and Brooklyn, and deployment to Somalia for Operation Restore Hope. Dr. Holliday then completed his psychiatric residency at New York Hospital’s Payne Whitney Clinic followed by a Fellowship and Advanced Fellowship in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy at Riggs.
About the Austen Riggs Center
Austen Riggs Center, a leading psychiatric hospital and residential treatment program, has been serving adults since 1919. Within a completely open setting, patients are provided immersion in an intensive treatment milieu that emphasizes respectful engagement. Individual, four times/weekly, psychodynamic psychotherapy is provided by doctors on staff.