Dr. Goldstein is a partner in Goldstein, Moncion, Greenbaum & Associates.
Dr. Goldstein has worked for over 20 years providing psychological services for children, adolescents and adults. Her work has included individual and marital and family therapy and counselling for people suffering depression, anxiety, and problems adjusting to life situations. As well, Dr. Goldstein provides therapy for anger management, and suppport to help clients with social and relationship issues. Dr. Goldstein administers assessments to determine learning and attentional problems. She also provides career counselling.
The services Dr. Goldstein provides for children include psycho-educational assessments for children experiencing difficulty in school, play therapy and counselling, as well as working with parents to improve parenting skills. Dr. Goldstein also conducts social skills development groups and ran a social skills camp for children experiencing difficulty making friends, or exhibiting asocial behaviours. Dr. Goldstein’s background in learning disabilities and teaching has been an asset in her communication with schools.
Dr. Goldstein earned a Masters Degree in Learning Disabilities and a Ph.D. in Counselling Psychology from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. She is certified as a Registered Psychologist in Ontario.
Previously, Dr. Goldstein worked with behaviourally and intellectually disabled children at the Child Guidance Centre of Trenton, New Jersey. She also worked as a Learning Disability Resource Teacher at the high school level in Evanston, and as a Mental Health Worker for the Ottawa Board of Education. In addition, Dr. Goldstein developed and conducted parenting and social skills groups at the Ottawa Teaching and Learning Centre, a private school for learning disabled students.
In 1991, Dr. Goldstein received the Sam Rabinovitch Evaluation Research Award from the Council for Exceptional Children. She has also received an award from the Learning Disabilities Association of Ottawa Carleton for her work with the social skills camp. Dr. Goldstein is a founding member of the National Capital Chapter of the Tourette Syndrome Clinic at the Ottawa General Hospital for which she has given talks and conducted Children’s Groups.