Kellie Holly Biography

Kellie Jo Holly, writer for

Kellie Holly has extensive knowledge and experience on the subject of domestic violence, domestic abuse. After dealing with the effects of domestic violence and verbal abuse, Kellie left her marriage and struck out on her own with her two boys. She has been researching and writing about these subjects for over 8 years.

Kellie manages two domestic violence blogs: Verbal Abuse in Relationships on and Verbal Abuse Journals. She also is the author of a comprehensive section on verbal abuse on

Kellie is a strong advocate against domestic violence and her team of domestic abuse survivors support people who have left abusive relationships but find that the effects of abuse do not end just because the relationship is over. Go to her website, Domestic Abuse Survivor Help (DASH), to find a peer support mentor or become a peer support mentor for domestic abuse survivors.

Kellie is the author of several books, including  My Abusive Marriage ... and what i'm doing in it, and the Domestic Violence Safety Plan Workbook: A comprehensive plan that will keep you safer whether you stay or leave. You can view all of her books on

Kellie believes that current and prior targets of abuse can make a positive difference in each other's lives, ending the cycle of abuse one relationship at a time.

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APA Reference
Tracy, N. (2012, August 7). Kellie Holly Biography, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2023, July 23 from

Last Updated: February 23, 2022

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