Rhonda Goldman

Rhonda N. Goldman, PhD, is an affiliate psychologist at the Family Institute at Northwestern University where she sees both couples and individuals.

She has authored five texts on Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT). Her most recent co-edited volume is the Clinical Handbook of Emotion-Focused Therapy (2018), and prior to that she published a book on Emotion-Focused Case Formulation (2015). Dr. Goldman has two professional videos, published by the American Psychological Association, on Emotion-Focused Therapy: one focused on EFT case formulation and the other on EFT with couples.

She practices, teaches, and conducts research on EFT for couples, emotional processes, empathy, vulnerability, depression, and self-soothing.

She is the 2011 recipient of the Carmi Harari Early Career Award from the Society of Humanistic Psychology, Division 32 of the American Psychological Association. She is past-president of the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI).

Rhonda Goldman is a co-founding board member of the International Society for Emotion-Focused Therapy (ISEFT). Dr. Goldman travels internationally, conducting trainings and workshops in Emotion-Focused Therapy for both individuals and couples.