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About Dr. Goldenson

Dr. Goldenson is registered in good standing with the College of Psychologists of Ontario to practise in Clinical and Forensic Psychology with adult and adolescent populations. She is on the Board of Directors of the Ontario Psychological Association, and is a member of the Canadian Psychological Association, the Canadian Association of Psychologists in Disability Assessment, the Association for Treatment of Sexual Abusers, the American Psychology-Law Society, the International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services, the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation, the Association of Applied Contextual Behavioural Science and the Society for Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration.

She has been well prepared to perform complex psycho-legal evaluations by means of a formal post-doctoral fellowship in forensic psychology in association with the Mental Health, Law and Policy Institute at Simon Fraser University. Dr. Goldenson has also interned and worked at various inpatient and outpatient psychiatric facilities; e.g., multiple sites associated with the Forensic Psychiatric Services Commission in British Columbia, the Centre for Addiction and Law and Mental Health Program, and the San Diego Superior Court in the United States. She has been engaging in both assessment and treatment of diverse clientele for almost 15 years, and she supervises other mental health professionals.

Dr. Goldenson currently is part-time faculty at the University of Toronto (OISE) in the Department of Applied Psychology and Human Behaviour and has also taught at a number of other universities. She was also Assistant Program Head at the University of Guelph-Humber. Coming from a scientist-practitioner model, she remains actively engaged in research and has number of first-author publications related to the psychological impact of trauma, personality psychopathology, domestic violence, female offenders, and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and at-risk youth. Her CV is available upon request.