Bonnie Goldstein

Bonnie Goldstein LCSW, Ed.M, Ph.D: The focus of Dr. Bonnie Goldstein’s work is to foster and heal relationships through the lens of attachment theory, somatic and mindful awareness, and the dynamic interaction of group psychotherapy.

She helps clients navigate through life’s complexities by addressing developmental issues, family systems, grief and loss counseling for children and adults, and transitions-to-adulthood. Her work integrates traditional psychodynamic psychotherapy with progressive psychotherapeutic interventions such as Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, hypnosis, mindfulness exercises and EMDR. In 1989 Dr. Goldstein founded and has continued to direct the Lifespan Psychological Center, in Los Angeles, offering a training opportunity for clinical interns, school-search assistance, and ongoing weekly therapy groups helping children, adolescents and young-adults transition to the next stage of life as well as parenting groups addressing the multi-layered challenges of family interactions. She is the Programming Director for Lifespan Learning Institute, offering professional training seminars which bring together leading professionals from around the world to present their latest research and critical thinking.

Dr. Goldstein holds dual licenses in the state of California in Psychology and Social Work, completed her B.A. MSW, and Ph.D. at UCLA, her Ed.M. at Harvard University, and joined USC’s School of Social Work’s faculty where she has taught child, adolescent, family and group treatment for over a decade.