Brian Goldstein, LMFT, specializes in treating complex trauma and developmental injury. He employs a holistic approach that focuses on understanding how trauma is stored in the body and utilizes a bottom-up, body-centered method for healing. Brian's extensive experience has been primarily in working with both adolescent and adult individuals who grapple with trauma, attachment wounds, addictions, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and life transitions. Brian is deeply passionate about guiding his clients in self-discovery and helping them progress toward a life characterized by embodiment and authenticity. His research primarily revolves around exploring the impact of trauma on individuals diagnosed with personality disorders.
UNIVERSITIES + DEGREES:
- Pepperdine University: Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy
- Chapman University: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
- Sensorimotor Psychotherapy
- Complex Trauma and Dissociation
- EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)
- Natural Processing (Integration of EMDR and Somatic Experiencing)
- Motivational Interviewing
- Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
"In my work, spanning various settings, including residential, outpatient, and private practice, I approach each client with an individualized, trauma-informed perspective. My commitment is to infuse compassion and attunement into the therapeutic process, fostering my clients' sense of safety. I meet clients where they are and facilitate a pace of healing and integration that aligns with their unique journey."