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Geoff Goodman

Geoff Goodman, Ph.D.

Coordinator, Applied Child ConcentrationAssociate Professor of Psychology

B.S., Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyM.A., Columbia UniversityPh.D., Northwestern University

http://myweb.cwpost.liu.edu/ggoodman/home.htm

Description

Geoff Goodman, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical and school psychologist with 21 years of experience in private practice in Forest Hills and New City, New York, treating children and adolescents as well as adults. He is certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) and is certified as a psychoanalyst and Fellow of the International Psychoanalytical Association (FIPA). He is also a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist and Supervisor (CSAT-S) and Certified Multiple Addiction Therapist and Supervisor (CMAT-S). Dr. Goodman received a Bachelor of Science degree from M.I.T. in 1983, a Master of Arts degree in Developmental Psychology from Columbia University in 1986, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Clinical Psychology from Northwestern University in 1991. He completed a child clinical psychology internship at Babies Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, in 1991, and a postdoctoral fellowship in the treatment and research of borderline personality disorder at New York Hospital, Cornell University Medical Center, in 1995. Dr. Goodman is the author of many articles on the development of psychopathology in high-risk infants, children, and adults.  e published his first book, The Internal World and Attachment (The Analytic Press), in December of 2002, and three more books in January of 2010:  ransforming the Internal World and Attachment (Vols. 1 and 2) and Therapeutic Attachment Relationships (Jason Aronson).  In 2006, Long Island University awarded Dr. Goodman the Trustees Award for Scholarly Achievement for his first book. Dr. Goodman is the Coordinator of the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program’s Applied Child concentration and Faculty Advisor of The Participant-Observer, the doctoral program's student newsletter.

Specialties

Attachment Research, Borderline Personality Disorder, Child and Adult Psychotherapy Process and Outcome, Child Psychoanalysis, Intergenerational Transmission of Psychopathology, Serious and Persistent Mental Illness, Quantitatively Based Methods of Assessing Supervisee Competence, Maternal Literacy and Young Children’s School Readiness Skills and Literacy Acquisition, Sex Addiction

Publications

Author, “Encopresis happens: Theoretical and treatment considerations from an attachment perspective,” to be published in Psychoanalytic Psychology (in press).
Co-author, “Mothers’ borderline features and children’s disorganized attachment representations as predictors of children’s externalizing behavior.” to be published in Psychoanalytic Psychology (in press).
Author, “Interaction structures and the processes of therapeutic change,” in Therapeutic Attachment Relationships by Jason Aronson (2010).
Author, “Theoretical and empirical perspectives,in Transforming the Internal World and Attachment (Vol. 1) by Jason Aronson (2010).
Author, “Clinical applications, in Transforming the Internal World and Attachment (Vol. 2) by Jason Aronson (2010).
Author, The Internal World and Attachment (The Analytic Press, 2002).
Author, “The impact of intervention points of entry on attachment-based processes of therapeutic change with prepubertal children,” in Attachment-based Clinical Social Work with Children and Adolescents edited by J. E. Bettmann & D. D. Friedman (2012).
Co-author, “Do attachment representations predict depression and anxiety in psychiatrically hospitalized prepubertal children?” published in Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, 76,260-289 (2012).
Co-author, “Interaction structures between a child and two therapists in the psychodynamic treatment of a child with Asperger’s disorder,” published in Journal of Child Psychotherapy, 37, 311-326 (2011).
Author, “The impact of parent, child, and therapist mental representations on attachment-based intervention with prepubertal children,” published in Clinical Social Work Journal, 38,73-84 (2010).
Co-author, “Predictors of representational aggression in preschool children of low-income urban African American adolescent mothers,” published in Infant Mental Health Journal, 31, 33-57 (2010).
Author, “An attachment-based pathways model depicting the psychology of therapeutic relationships,” in Psychology of Relationships edited by E. Cuyler & M. Ackhart (2009).
Author, “Representations of God uncovered in a spirituality group of borderline inpatients,” in Religion and Psychology edited by M. T. Evans & E. D. Walker (2009).
Co-author, “ADHD and aggression as correlates of suicidal behavior in assaultive prepubertal psychiatric inpatients,” published in Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 38, 46-59 (2008).
Co-author, “Representations of God uncovered in a spirituality group of borderline inpatients,” published in International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 58, 1-15 (2008).
Author, “Attachment-based intervention with prepubertal children: The impact of parent, child, and therapist mental representations on intervention points of entry,” published in Journal of Psychiatry and Psychology, 1, 1-20 (2007).
Author, “Quantitatively-based methods of assessing competence in clinical supervision,” published in The Psychologist-Psychoanalyst, 27, 16-23 (2007).
Co-author, “Maternal depression, prepubertal children's representations of attachment disorganization, and the development of aggression and depression: A mediational model,” in Focus on Family Relations in the 21st Century edited by C. Yoon (2007).
Co-author, “The MAVRIC-C and MAVRIC-P: A preliminary reliability and validity study,” published in Journal of Personality Assessment, 86, 273-290 (2006).
Author, “Empirical evidence supporting the conceptual relatedness of object representations and internal working models,” published in Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 53, 597-617 (2005).
Author, “’I feel stupid and contagious’ Countertransference reactions of fledgling clinicians to patients who have negative therapeutic reactions,” published in American Journal of Psychotherapy, 59, 149-168 (2005).
Author, Review of Primitive mental states vol. II: Psychobiological and psychoanalytic perspectives on early trauma and personality development published in Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 74, 887-896 (2005).
Co-author, “Mother expectation of bother and infant attachment behaviors as predictors of mother and child communication at 24 months in children of methadone-maintained women,” published in Infant Mental Health Journal, 26, 549-569 (2005).

Lectures and Presentations

Presenter, “Children of sex addicts: Theoretical and treatment considerations from an attachment perspective,” presented at the meeting of the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals, Scottsdale, AZ (2012).
Lecturer, “The psychotherapy Q-sort with children and adolescents,” presented at the Anna Freud Centre, London (2012).
Co-presenter, “Interaction structures between a child and two therapists in the psychodynamic treatment of a child with Asperger’s disorder,” presented at the meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Asilomar, CA (2010).
Co-presenter, “Countertransference, process, and outcome in psychodynamic child psychotherapy,” presented at the meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Asilomar, CA (2010).
Presenter, “’I feel stupid and contagious:’  Quantitatively based methods of assessing supervisee competence and adherence to theoretical orientation in clinical supervision and the clinical curriculum,” presented at the meeting of the International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision, Garden City, NY (2010).
Co-lecturer, “The intergenerational impact of a rural community library on young children’s learning readiness skills in a Ugandan village,” presented at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, NY (2010).
Co-presenter, “An intergenerational ethnographic examination of the impact of the rural African village library in Uganda,” presented at the meeting of the Ethnography in Education Research Forum, Philadelphia (2010).
Presenter, “’I feel stupid and contagious:’ Quantitatively based methods of assessing candidate competence and adherence to theoretical orientation in clinical supervision and the clinical curriculum,”  presented at the meeting of the International Psychoanalytical Association, Chicago (2009).
Presenter, “’I feel stupid and contagious:’ Quantitatively based methods of assessing student competence and adherence to theoretical orientation in clinical supervision and the clinical curriculum,” presented at the meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Santiago, Chile (2009).
Presenter, “Processes of therapeutic change in transference focused psychotherapy.” presented at the meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Santiago, Chile (2009).
Panelist, “Attachment theory and adult psychotherapy (individual and couples)” presented at conference presented by the Psy Broadcasting Corporation (2007).
Discussant, “The perspectives of attachment theory and psychoanalysis:  Adult psychotherapy” presented at symposium conducted by Adelphi University and the New York Attachment Consortium, Garden City, NY (2006).
Discussant, “Attachment and sexuality” presented at symposium conducted by Adelphi University and the New York Attachment Consortium, Garden City, NY (2005).
Co-presenter, “Representations of God uncovered in a spirituality group of borderline inpatients.” presented at the meeting of the American Psychoanalytic Association, Seattle, WA (2005).

Honors/Awards

Long Island University Trustees Award for Scholarly Achievement (2006).
Traditional Plumsock Prize, the Psychoanalytic Training Institute of the New York Freudian Society (2001, 2002).

Profesional Affiliations

Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the State of New York, License Number 011319 (1992-present)
Certified School Psychologist in the State of New York, Control Number 920528991 (1998-present)
International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP), certified as Multiple Addiction Therapy Supervisor, Certification Number 2010C‐0955 (2012-present)
International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP), certified in Multiple Addiction Therapy, Certification Number 2010C‐0955 (2012-present)
International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP), certified as Sex Addiction Therapy Supervisor, Certification Diploma Number 2010C-0955 (2012-present)
International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP), certified in Sex Addiction Therapy, Certification Diploma Number 2010C-0955 (2012-present)
Fellow, International Psychoanalytical Association (2010-present)
American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP), certified in Clinical Psychology, Certification Diploma Number 6457 (2008-present)
National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology, Registrant Number 50098 (2001-present)

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