Clinical Instructor, UNC Department of Psychiatry
Autism Specialist, Asheville TEACCH Center
B.S., Human Development & Family Studies, UNC Greensboro
MSW, Western Carolina University
Austin Holder is an Autism Specialist at Asheville’s UNC TEACCH Autism Program Center and a Clinical Instructor in the UNC Department of Psychiatry. He is a licensed clinical social worker associate (LCSWA) and primarily works with adolescents and adults on the autism spectrum, which he has done in a number of roles and settings. Austin provides individual therapy services and facilitates T-STEP (TEACCH School Transition to Employment and Postsecondary Education Program) at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College as an instructor and counselor. He has received autism-specific training in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) modalities, mindfulness-based practices, and transitional living skills, among other mental health therapy & well-being approaches.