Aisha Holder

Dr. Aisha Holder joined Columbia Health in 2015 as a postdoctoral psychology fellow. Prior to joining Counseling and Psychological Services, she completed her internship at Princeton House Behavioral Health, as well as clinical psychology externships at Rockland Psychiatric Center, Center for the Study of Anorexia and Bulimia, and Iona College Counseling Center. Prior to pursuing a career in counseling, Aisha was a vice president at JPMorgan Chase in the corporate training group as a facilitator and project manager. During her tenure, she also served as a human resources business partner in the Investment Banking and Consumer Banking divisions, as well as a senior career advisor and project manager in the Career Advancement Program and as an associate in the Human Resources Associate Program.

Aisha received her Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Fordham University, her M.A. in psychological counseling from Teachers College, Columbia University, and her B.A. in psychology from Spelman College. Aisha’s professional interests include multicultural counseling, racial microaggressions, career development, and eating disorders.


  • Ph.D., Fordham University
  • M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University
  • B.A., Spelman College

Certifications and Licensure:

  • Licensed to practice psychology in the State of New York

Professional Experience:

  • Vice President, JPMorgan Chase

Published Articles:

  • Holder, A. (2016, February 25.) Black women often suffer microaggressions at work. Retrieved from
  • Holder, A. M. B., Jackson, M. A., & Ponterotto, J. G. (2015). "Racial Microaggression Experiences and Coping Strategies of Black Women in Corporate Leadership". Qualitative Psychology, 2, 164-180.
  • Sue, D. W., Capodilupo, C. M., & Holder, A. M. B. (2008). "Racial Microaggressions in the Life Experience of Black Americans". Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 39, 329-336.
  • Sue, D. W., Capodilupo, C. M., Torino, G., Bucceri, J. M., Esquilin, M. E., Holder, A. M. B. & Nadal, K. (2007). "Racial Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Implications for Clinical Practice". American Psychologist, 62, 271-286.
  • Holder, A. M. B. & Nadal, K. L. (2016). "Systemic and Workplace Microaggressions: Recommendations for Best Practices for Institutions and Organizations". In E. L. Short & L. Wilton (Eds.), Talking about structural inequalities in everyday life: New politics of race in groups, organizations, and social systems. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
  • Jackson, M. A., Holder, A. M. B., & Ramage, M. T. (2008). "Culturally Competent Vocational Assessment with At-risk Adolescents in Middle and High Schools. In L.A Suzuki & J.G
  • Ponterotto (Eds.), Handbook of multicultural assessment(p.273-299). San Francisco, CA: John Wiley & Sons.


  • American Psychological Association

Languages Spoken:

  • English