Dr. Goodman believes that the way we change is in relation to one another, and that a connected therapeutic relationship is necessary. She pulls from many theories in her practice, including feminist, multicultural, psychodynamic, client-centered, and DBT. Clients describe her as open, active, and occassionally snarky.
Dr. Goodman received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Kansas, as well as her Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. Dr. Goodman's research focused on sex and sexuality, and she brings this expertise to her clinical work, as well. Dr. Goodman completed extensive training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and received broad training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and psychodynamic approaches. She completed her APA-approved internship at the Northport Veteran's Administration Hospital and her postdoctoral fellowship at the Boston VA, specializing in working with recently returned veterans with histories of trauma and substance abuse.