From this site you can see what it might be like to work with me in psychotherapy, find local resources, learn how to contact me, get inspired, look into relationship health, or check out some readings and exercises. If you need information that you can’t find on this site, contact me and I may be able to offer further assistance.

What does Dr. Goldenberg do?

Dr. Goldenberg is a Clinical Psychologist who is concerned with matters of social justice, holistic health and the inclusion of mind, body, and spirit as central ways of being. He also holds investment in creating a cooperative, transparent relationship between client and provider. Dr. Goldenberg incorporates several theoretical orientations of psychotherapy, including cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychodynamic theory, humanistic theory, and relational theory.  A hands-on clinician, you can expect that a typical therapy session includes back and forth dialogue, use of humor, exploration of deeper feelings, socratic questioning, and engagement with body language.  Dr. Goldenberg is considered a specialist in working with transgender communities.  He co-owns a transgender competency training organization called ReLearn.  www.relearnllc.com

Read more about Dr. Goldenberg’s style of therapy and what he offers here.

Dr. Goldenberg will often include his dog, Murray, in sessions.  If you are a client who prefers not to have a dog in the room or there is an allergy, Murray will not be included in the session. Murray is a Flat-Coated Retriever.  He is a large dog that is highly social, loves people of all kinds, and can be very silly.  Read more about Flat-Coated Retrievers. Here is a picture of Murray in Dr. Goldenberg’s office:

Who is Dr. Goldenberg?

Dr. Goldenberg is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (PY60416098) in the state of Washington. Dr. Goldenberg earned his Doctorate of Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) from the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. Read more about Dr. Goldenberg’s background and training here.

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