Bonnie Goldstein

Adjunct Lecturer
Contact Information
Location
University Park
Phone213.740.8311
E-mail
Department of Study 
Children, Youth and Families
Education 
PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, 1992
EdM, Harvard University, 1985
MSW, University of California, Los Angeles, 1984
BA, University of California, Los Angeles, 1978

BONNIE GOLDSTEIN is a licensed clinical psychologist and social worker who works as an individual, family and group psychotherapist in Los Angeles. Goldstein integrates traditional psychodynamic psychotherapy with progressive psychotherapeutic interventions such as somatic and sensorimotor psychotherapy, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, and mindfulness training. She specializes in group psychotherapy and helping adolescents transition to adulthood.

Goldstein's professional affiliations have included serving as a consultant to the Early Childhood program at Cedar-Sinai Medical Center Thalians Clinic, serving as a supervisor at the Beverly Hills Maple Center and the Southern California Counseling Center, and receiving a postdoctoral fellowship at the Reiss-Davis Child Study Center. In 1989, Goldstein founded, and has continued to direct, the Center for Psychological Services as a community-based, sliding-scale facility offering psychotherapeutic services, school-search assistance. It also serves as a training center for clinical interns.

Goldstein is a nationally recognized author, lecturer and consultant. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, California Psychological Association and Group Psychotherapy Association.

Selected Publications

Goldstein, B.M. Group Therapy: The Minute Family.

Goldstein, B.M. Navigating the transition from Adolescence to Adulthood: Mind, Body, Spirituality and Community.

Goldstein, B.M. (1999). In Mark-Goldstein, Bonnie, Tessmer, Donald (Eds.)Understanding, Diagnosing, and Treating Attention Deficit Disorder / Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents: an Integrative Approach.

Goldstein, B.M. (1997). In Solomon M. and Siegel, D (Eds.)Countertransference Issues in Couples Therapy.: Countertransference in Couples Therapy.

Goldstein, B.M. (1997). In Mark, Bonnie S., Layton, Aviva (Eds.) I’ll Know What to Do: a Kid’s Guide to Natural Disasters.: American Psychological Association.

Goldstein, B.M. (1997). In Mark, Bonnie S., Incorvaia, James, A (Eds.) The Handbook of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy; Guide to Diagnosis & Treatment.

Goldstein, B.M. (1997). Countertransference Issues In Treating Parents Of Child And Adolescent Patients. Family Therapy.: Libra Publishers.

Goldstein, B.M. (1995). In Mark, Bonnie S., Incorvaia, James, A (Eds.) The Handbook of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy; Guide to Diagnosis & Treatment.

Goldstein, B.M. (1990). Transitional Objects in Early Childhood: Attachment and Separation.