Allison Holt, MD


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Dr. Holt is a board-certified Twin Cities psychiatrist who has extensive experience working with adults, adolescents and children. Dr. Holt’s specialties include mood and anxiety disorders, addiction, attention and impulse-control disorders, psychotic mood disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Her work with patients is tailored to each individual’s needs; modalities include medication management, psychodynamic therapy, and supportive therapy. Other therapies are utilized as needed.

While medical expertise forms the foundation of Dr. Holt’s treatment, her warmth and sense of compassion are often cited by patients, families, and professionals as key to their healing process. Dr. Holt's office hours are 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

Awarded Top Doctor in 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014

Mpls St. Paul Top Doctor logoDr. Holt was awarded Top Doctor by Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine for the fourth year in a row. She has been a licensed physician in Minnesota for over 11 years.



  • Mood disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Psychotic mood disorders
  • Addiction
  • Attention disorders
  • Impulse-control disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Treatment Modalities

  • Medication management
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Supportive therapy
  • Other modalities as needed


Doctor of Medicine, Ohio State University

BA Psychology, Ohio State University


General Psychiatry Residency, University of Minnesota

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2 years), University of Minnesota


Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Minnesota


Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
in Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry

Minnesota Medical License


American Psychiatric Association

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law

Minnesota Psychiatric Society

NAMI Minnesota

American Medical Association

See Dr. Holt's profile on PsychologyToday logo web



Available 24/7

We are here for you. If you have an urgent or emergency situation after hours, call the office at 952-467-6214 and leave a message. We will return your call as soon as possible.

Welcome to our clinic.

Located in a renovated historic school building in downtown Excelsior, our clinic is spacious and comfortable.

You'll be welcomed by Becky, a nurse available to take your medical questions during the day.

The building also has free parking, an elevator and is easily accessible from Highway 7, near Lake Minnetonka's Excelsior Bay.

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