Dwight Hollier is a National Board Certified Counselor and Licensed Professional Counselor with extensive experience working with adolescents, families, and adults around a variety of clinical and non-clinical issues. Hollier is currently the Vice President of Wellness and Clinical Services for the National Football League working in the Player Engagement Department overseeing the Life Platform and Total Wellness Initiative.
Dwight’s mission and goal is assisting current and former NFL players in achieving Optimal Wellness. During his time at the NFL Dwight has worked to enhance awareness and education around important psycho-social issues and has been a champion of reducing the stigma surrounding the help seeking behavior of athletes. Prior to joining the NFL Dwight worked with athletes and other individuals at Mind Over Body at Southeast Psych a private practice in Charlotte committed to assisting individuals achieve success in all areas of their lives. Hollier developed his passion for assisting individuals reach their maximum potential through his experience as an elite athlete.
Hollier was a two-sport High School Athlete and continues to hold a track record at his High School. Football is his passion and he was a Bally’s High School All American. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a dual degree in psychology and speech communication. He was also an All Conference Linebacker, Academic All Conference, Defensive MVP and 2-Time Team Captain in college. He led the Atlantic Coast Conference in tackles as a Sophomore and Junior and finished as the all time leading tackler in UNC’s history and 2nd all time in the ACC despite missing 4 games as a senior because of injury. As a senior he was awarded the Patterson Metal which is given to the top Senior Student-Athlete at the University of North Carolina. He went on to obtain a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University in Davie Florida, where he worked on and completed his Masters Degree and Practicum work in Mental Health Counseling while playing football for the Miami Dolphins. In total he played professional football for 9 years including a stint with the Indianapolis Colts.