Meet Our Staff


Dr. Dinelly Holder, LPC is the Founder of Higher Life Pathways Counseling Services and began this organization with the desire to help others create a pathway to a higher quality of living with their thoughts, choices and decisions. Dr. Holder is a licensed psychotherapist, speaker and coach that empowers others to focus on their life's purpose in moving forward toward a successful lifestyle. Dr. Holder holds a Ph.D. in Human Services and Counseling Studies and is a licensed professional counselor in Virginia, Maryland, New York and New Jersey and a Board Certified National Counselor and Clinical Mental Health Counselor.

Dr. Holder has over 20 years of direct counseling experience working with clients experiencing anxiety, depression, addiction, anger issues, relationship conflicts, self-esteem issues, career challenges, and parental issues. She also gives counsel to those involved in domestic violence situations, i.e. psychological, emotional, verbal and physical abuse. Dr. Holder strives to empower her clients through counseling, thru the usage of counseling interventions i.e. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Solution-Focused Therapy and a variety of additional interventions that assist individuals toward healthier lifestyles. By helping others reach their best pathway to life, her belief is that individuals will be able to overcome their issues to help others in need. Her focus is on helping her clients utilize various therapeutic orientations to develop skills and strategies to overcome problem life areas and to make wise judgments and decisions in their lives.


Licensed in Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, and New York!

Telehealth/Virtual Counseling Services