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Schaumburg’s Dr. Rhonda Goldman Gives Four Presentations, Publishes Two Articles

Rhonda Goldman, Ph.D., professor of Clinical Psychology at Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Schaumburg, recently attended the Society for Psychotherapy Research meeting in Toronto. She presented workshop entitled “Case Formulation in Emotion-focused Therapy,” and the paper “Emotion-focused Therapy: All Roads Lead to Integration.”

Goldman also presented two papers on topics of interpersonal processes and case formulation in emotion focused therapy (EFT) at the International Society for Psychotherapy Research, also held in Toronto. She’s a board member of ISEFT (International Society for Emotion-Focused Therapy).

In addition to her Toronto presentations, Goldman presented at the University of Arizona, Tucson’s “Neuroscience of Change” conference. Her talk was titled “Moving Toward an Integrative Approach to Emotional Change: How Recent Neuroscientific Developments Have Influenced the Field of Psychotherapy.” She attended the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration meeting in Denver, Colorado, participating in four panels:

  • “When EFT Goes off the Rails,” with S. Messer, A. Bohart, D. Fishman, J. Shapiro.
  • “Clinical Decision-making: There are some guidelines and there is some art,” with J. Shapiro and A. Bohart.
  • “Balancing Leading and Following: The Ongoing Dilemma,” K. Pando-Mars and S. Iwakabe.
  • “Are we there yet: Convergences and Divergences on the Neuroscience of Change” with R. Lane and J. Smith.

Goldman will travel to Asia in late December to lead EFT trainings.

Her recently published works include:

Rhonda N. Goldman (2017). Introduction to part 1 of the special issue on Emotion-Focused Therapy,Person-Centered & Experiential Psycho-therapies Vol. 16, Iss. 2, 87-88,

Rhonda N. Goldman (2017). Introduction to part II of the special issue on Emotion-Focused Therapy, Person-Centered & Experiential Psycho-therapies, 16:3, 197-197,

She is currently co-editing an article with L. Greenberg and has submitted the first draft of their edited volume of the Clinical Handbook of Emotion-Focused Therapy to be published by APA Books in 2018.