Rhonda Goldman

Rhonda N. Goldman, PhD, is full professor at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, an affiliate psychologist at the Family Institute at Northwestern University, and a founding board member of the International Society of Emotion-Focused Therapy.

She has authored, co-authored or edited six texts on Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT). Her most recent work is Deliberate Practice in Emotion-Focused Therapy (2021). Prior titles include: Clinical Handbook of Emotion-Focused Therapy (2018)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).

Dr. Goldman travels internationally, conducting trainings and workshops in Emotion-Focused Therapy for both individuals and couples.