Dr. Richard A. Goodman


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About Dr. Goodman

Psychotherapist and certified psychoanalyst Dr. Richard Goodman works with adults, families, and children, and is a consultant to business. He has led seminars and groups and been a guest speaker in many institutional, college, and university settings.

Dr. Goodman's article, "Should I be the Adoptive Father of a Little Korean Girl," was published in Wide Horizons for Children, and his views on domestic verbal abuse have been quoted in Newsweek Magazine. His latest article, published in Dimensions of Empathic Therapy (Breggin, Breggin, and Bemak (Eds.) Springer Publishing Co., New York), is entitled "Empathy as the Medicine of Life." In addition, Richard is a professional broadcaster and has been a guest with some of Boston's leading radio talk show hosts. He has been a guest consultant-therapist on national television and a weekly commentator on Boston radio. Dr. Goodman is also an adoptive parent.

Academic Credentials
Master of Education in Counseling
Antioch University, Yellow Springs, Ohio, 1980

Doctor of Philosophy in Psychoanalytic Studies
International Institute for Advanced Studies,
St. Louis, Missouri, 1997

Training
The Psychotherapy Center at The Cambridge Hospital (Harvard Medical School) Department of Psychiatry. Program completed in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, 1982

Graduate, Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis,
Certified Psychoanalyst, 1997

Professional Membership and Certification
Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, National Board for Certified Counselors

Approved Clinical Supervisor, Center for Credentialing and Education

Licensure
New York State Licensed Psychoanalyst 008

Commonwealth of Massachusetts, MH 23-CC


Email: drgoodmn@aol.com; telephone: 617-628-4961

(Psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, coaching, transitions, relationship issues,
business consultation, and counseling for parents are available.
Supervision and consultation for therapists are offered in person and via telphone.)