Allison A Holgerson

Allison A Holgerson, Ph.D., ABPP

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: Department of Clinical and Health Psychology
Business Phone: (352) 273-5123
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About Allison A Holgerson

Dr. Holgerson conducts comprehensive psychological evaluations for patients being considered for bariatric procedures. She is a member of the UF Health Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center team, offering a comprehensive treatment approach to weight management. She also sees adults for general weight management and disordered eating concerns. Dr. Holgerson supervises trainees enrolled in the UF Clinical Psychology graduate program and UF Health Sciences Center Psychology Internship and Postdoctoral Residency programs.


Hugh C. Davis Excellence in Clinical Supervision Award
2020 · University of Florida Department of Clinical and Health Psychology
Psychology Research Summit Award- Behavioral Medicine Category
2017 · Mayo Clinic Department of Psychiatry
Outstanding Counseling Graduate Student
2015 · Virginia Commonwealth University
Elizabeth A. Fries Memorial Scholarship
2014 · Virginia Commonwealth University

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Health Psychology
    American Board of Professional Psychology

Clinical Profile

  • Psychology
  • Clinical Health Psychology
Areas of Interest
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Obesity


Symptoms of bipolar disorder are associated with lower bariatric surgery completion rates and higher food addiction.
Eating behaviors. 40 [DOI] 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2020.101462. [PMID] 33307467.


Postdoctoral Fellowship – Medical and Health Psychology
2016-2018 · Mayo Clinic
Predoctoral Internship – Medical and Health Psychology
2015-2016 · University of Florida
Doctorate in Psychology – Health Psychology
2010-2016 · Virginia Commonwealth University

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
CLP6946 Advanced Practicum in Applied Medical Psychology
CLP6947 Practicum in Intervention

Contact Details

(352) 273-5123