Dr. Nicholas A. Holliday is the director of psychopharmacology and medical services and a staff psychiatrist at Riggs. Dr. Holliday also coordinates the Elective in Psychodynamic Psychiatry at the Austen Riggs Center. A board certified psychiatrist, as well as an artist, Dr. Holliday has presented at the Riggs Summer Creativity Seminars and conducted workshops for patients.
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.