M.A. in Clinical Community Psychology — DePaul University
B.A. in Psychology — Stanford University
Dr. Gooden is passionate about helping people through individual and couples therapy and applied research and program evaluation. In therapy, Dr. Gooden guides people to understand their emotions and experiences, identify their values and address unhelpful thoughts and behaviors. Dr. Gooden strives to provide culturally sensitive therapy to all of her clients and incorporates identity and background experiences that are important to her clients in therapy. Dr. Gooden is an active therapist who collaborates with her clients to help them to heal, grow and thrive.
Gooden, A. S., McMahon S. D., & Li, Y. (2019). Gang-related attitudes and affiliations among African American youth: An ecological model. Violence and Victims 4, 717.
Lebow, J. L. & Gooden, A. S. (2017). Couple Therapy. The Sage Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology. Wenzel, A. E. (Ed.) Sage Publications.
Gooden, A. S. (2016). Black Women in Couples and Families. In J. Lebow, A. Chambers, & D. C. Breunlin (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Couple & Family Therapy. New York: Springer International Publishing.
Gooden, A. S. & Chambers, A. (2016). Black Men in Couples and Families. In J. Lebow, A. Chambers, & D. C. Breunlin (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Couple & Family Therapy. New York: Springer International Publishing.
Gooden, A. S. & McMahon, S. D. (2016). Thriving among African American Adolescents: Religiosity, religious support, and communalism. American Journal of Community Psychology, 57(1-2), 118-128.