Dr. Rhonda Goldman
She / Her
Ph.D., C.Psych. – Consultant

Rhonda Goldman, PhD, is one of the primary developers of Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT) for individuals and couples. Dr. Goldman provides ongoing consultation to CMBH’s Emotion-focused therapy associates. She is a Professor at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She is actively involved with research, development, and training in EFT. Psychology. Dr. Goldman has co-authored six texts on Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT), including Deliberate Practice in Emotion-focused therapy (2021) and the Clinical Handbook of Emotion-focused Therapy (2019), Case Formulation in Emotion-focused Therapy (2015), Emotion-focused Couples Therapy (2008), Case Studies in Emotion-focused Therapy (2007), and Learning Emotion-Focused Therapy (2004). She is a founding board member of the International Society of Emotion-focused Therapy (ISEFT). Dr. Goldman is currently an action editor of the journal Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies. She runs the Emotion-focused Therapy Institute in Chicago. She travels internationally conducting training workshops for mental health professionals in Emotion-focused therapy for Couples and Individuals.