Julie Holland, M.D., is a psychiatrist specializing in psychopharmacology. As assistant professor of psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine, she spent her weekends running the psychiatric emergency room at Bellevue Hospital for nine years, publishing her memoir, Weekends at Bellevue, in 2009.
She is the editor of two non-profit books: Ecstasy: The Complete Guide-A Comprehensive Look at the Risks and Benefits of MDMA, and The Pot Book: A Complete Guide to Cannabis. Proceeds from each book fund therapeutic studies.
Dr. Holland's fourth book is Moody Bitches: The Truth About the Drugs You're Taking, the Sleep You're Missing, the Sex You're Not Having, and What's Really Making You Feel Crazy. Published by Penguin Press, it is now available in eleven languages.
Her newest book, Good Chemistry: The Science of Connection, From Soul to Psychedelic was published in June, 2020 by HarperWave.
Dr. Holland lectures widely and has been quoted in Time, Harper's, Slate, the Los Angeles Times, and The Wall Street Journal. Holland has appeared as a medical expert regarding mental illness and drug use on numerous television shows, including Today, Good Morning America, Dr. Oz, Katie Couric, and CNN. She runs a private practice in New York City and lives with her husband and two children in New York's Harlem Valley.