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Holly MacKenna, MD

Integrative Psychiatrist, Author, Media Educator

About

Holly MacKenna, M.D., is a board-certified psychiatrist who has been in practice for over 20 years. She is fellowship trained in Integrative Medicine and specializes in providing whole person care to those who have experienced psychological trauma and traumatic brain injuries.  Dr. MacKenna is certified in auricular acupuncture and distance Reiki.  She is also a Facilitator trained by the Center for Mind-Body Medicine.

Dr. MacKenna spends part of her time developing her new integrative psychiatry private practice, Dara Wellness, which is based in New Orleans and serves patients throughout the Gulf Coast utilizing both in-person and telemedicine experiences.  She is a speaker with #SameHere Global Mental Health Movement and has spoken for organizations such as The Golden State Warriors and Chicago Wolves. She is a regular contributor to Fox 8 NOLA TV in New Orleans.

Dr. MacKenna is a published contributing author and is currently writing a book about bringing the Divine Feminine back into medicine as a healer.

 

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Holly MacKenna, MD
Holly MacKenna, MD
Integrative Psychiatrist, Author, Media Educator

“I am bringing the Divine Feminine back into Medicine.”

My Articles

Untangling My Roots

Untangling My Roots

Holly MacKenna, MD takes us through a physician’s poetic journey of personal and ancestral healing, with the help and guidance of a Wise Woman healer.

The Village Doctor

The Village Doctor

Holly MacKenna MD reminisces: a physician meets her first mentor for coffee and is reminded of what it means to be a healer.

The Late Night Texts

The Late Night Texts

Holly MacKenna, MD shares a story of how an unwelcomed text reminds a female of physician of past traumas and leads to an unexpected opportunity for post traumatic growth.

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