Education & Certification

Licensed In

Graduated From
University of Georgia (1972)

National Register Member Since

C. Curtis Holmes, PhD

Practice Profile:

Dr. Curt Holmes has more than 40 years experience providing assessment and treatment services to children, adolescents, and adults impacted by child abuse issues.

Psychosexual Evaluations:

  • Assessment of children and youth with Sexual Behavior Problems
  • Includes use of some traditional psychological tests
  • Includes use of additional risk assessment and psychosexual measures

Instructor, ChildFirst Georgia, Investigative; Forensic Interviewing Program:

  • Professional training of child abuse investigators
  • Focus on Forensic Interviewing using the ChildFirst model
  • Teaching Dynamics of Abuse and Child Development issues
  • Over 1,000 graduates of the program
  • Group facilitator of actor interview practice
  • Sponsored through the Anna Crawford Children’s

Author of Child Abuse Treatment Books:

  • “Finding Sunshine After the Storm”
  • “55 Favorite Healing Techniques”
  • “Treatment Considerations with Sexually Traumatized Adolescents in” “Handbook of Child Sexual Abuse” (Paris Goodyear-Brown)
  • “Calming the Storm Inside: A Workbook to Treat Children and Youth with Problematic Sexual Behavior” (an E-Workbook)

Psychotherapy for Child Sexual Abuse Survivors:

  • Use of cognitive-behavioral techniques
  • Use of play therapy
  • Empowerment activities
  • Trauma-focused activities
  • Supportive services for guardians

Psychotherapy for Children and Youth with Problematic Sexual Behavior:

  • Stepping Stones to Success program
  • Group therapy for children and youth with PSB
  • Additional individual and family therapy as needed
  • Parent support groups

Helpful websites:

Practice Characteristics

Areas of Expertise

  • Abuse/Neglect (e.g., domestic violence, child physical/sexual/emotional abuse, elder abuse/neglect)
  • PTSD/Traumatic Response (e.g., combat stress, loss, injury, sexual assault)
  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • General Psychological Testing (e.g., intelligence, personality, vocational, aptitude, school placement, health)

Ages Served

  • Children (3-12 yrs.)
  • Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
  • Adults (18-64 yrs.)

Treatment Modalities

  • Existential/Humanistic/Interpersonal


    • Licensed Psychologist in Georgia PSY000561 (since 1977)
    • Member, American Psychological Association
    • Member, National Register of Health Service Psychologists
    • Member, Georgia Psychological Association
    • Member, American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
    • Member, Association of Play Therapy
    • Member, Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers

Fee Information/Office Policy

All referrals screened through Stepping Stones Child Advocacy Center. Grant criteria; no fees, no insurance.

Contact Information

Primary Contact

Stepping Stone Child Advocacy Center
382 Woodland Trails Rd.
Dublin, GA 31021
P: 478-275-9010 (Office)
F: 478-275-9089