Shelley Holmer, MD is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Duke University School of Medicine where she teaches psychiatry residents, medical students, physician assistant students and social work interns. Her clinical work is in both inpatient and outpatient settings and spans biological and psychological treatments. Her training as a psychotherapist began in Boston with residency at Harvard Longwood, where she pursued both her interest in psychoanalytic psychotherapy and dialectical behavioral therapy. She also completed a one year fellowship in psychoanalytic psychotherapy at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute and is now an active member of the PECC. At Duke, she is the Director of Undergraduate Medical Education for Psychiatry and the Chair of the Residency Psychotherapy Curriculum Subcommittee.