Bea Hollander-Goldfein, PhD, LMFTStaff Therapist, University City Philadelphia Office
Director of Supervision, Director of Research
Director of Post-Graduate Training Program
215-382-6680 ext. 3118
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Dr. Hollander-Goldfein received her doctorate from Teachers' College at Columbia University and did her post-doctoral research at NIMH. She is the Director of the AAMFT Accredited Post Graduate Certificate Program in Marriage and Family Therapy. She also teaches and supervises in the Post Graduate Program.
Dr. Hollander-Goldfein is a licensed Marriage and Family therapist, a licensed clinical psychologist, a clinical member and an Approved Supervisor in AAMFT, and a member of the American Psychological Association and the International Society for the Study of PTSD. Dr. Hollander-Goldfein is the director of the research project, Transcending Trauma: Exploring Psychological Mechanisms of Survival. Findings of this projest are already making major contributions to the fields of trauma, coping and adaptation, and intergenerational transmission.
Dr. Hollander-Goldfein lectures on a variety of clinical topics including the process of therapy, conflict management, infertility, spirituality and the psychological legacies of the Holocaust. She has co-authored two books, “Transcending Trauma: Survival Resilience and Clinical Implications in Survivor Families” and “Narrative Reflections: How Witnessing Their Stories Changes Our Lives”. In a collaborative effort between TPP and OHH, she is working with her team to integrating the findings of the Transcending Trauma Project into clinical work with Military Families.
Bea Hollander-Goldfein, PhD, LMFT can be reached at 215-382-6680 ext. 3118.
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Media Engagements by Bea Hollander-Goldfein, PhD, LMFT:
- WHYY Voices in the Family – How Others Stories Change Our Own
Ruthy Kaiser, RN, LMFT spoke with Dr. Dan Gottlieb and Kilian Fritsch about how reading the interviews of Holocaust survivors families transformed them. These interviews are part of the book Narrative Reflections: How Their Stories Changed Our Lives, edited by Bea Hollander-Goldfein, PhD, LMFT and Lucy Raizman, MSW, LCSW, LMFT. 3/3/14
- WHYY Voices in the Family – Out of Nowhere
Dr. Bea Hollander-Goldfein takes part in a discussion about how life comes at us and how we can cope. 1/13/13
- Jewish Exponent - New Thinking on Dealing with Trauma
Dr. Bea Hollander-Goldfein and the TTP team discuss their work and the publication of their new book. 2/1/12
- Inside Magazine - Grandparents & their Teen Grandchildren (flip to p. 34)
Dr. Bea Hollander shares ideas about Grandparents' relationships with their teen grandchildren. 9/15/11
- Jewish Exponent - Justice,
Justice Have They Pursued?
Dr. Bea Hollander-Goldfein discusses justice and how it relates to the death of bin Laden. 5/4/11
- CBS 3 News - Death
of Osama Bin Laden
Dr. Bea Hollander-Goldfein discusses Bin Laden's death and it's impact on us. 5/3/11
- WHYY Radio: Voices in the Family - Resilience
Director of CFR's Transcending Trauma Project, Bea Hollander-Goldfein, PhD, LMFT joins Dan Gottlieb in a discussion on resilience after a traumatic event. 12/15/08
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