Doctoral internship - The University of Notre Dame
Postdoctoral Clinical Fellowship - The Family Institute at Northwestern University
Dr. Goldsmith has a passion for work with emerging adults – alone, in couples and with families. He has been privileged to speak and consult nationally and internationally on topics related to emerging adulthood, parent-child relationships, psychotherapy change processes and empirically-informed therapy.
Watch Dr. Goldsmith's TED Talk, Embracing Pluralism: The Future of Relationships
As the clinical director of the Psychotherapy Change Project, Dr. Goldsmith leads a team that creates and studies tools for integrating empirical information into therapy practice. As the clinical-research coordinator, he helps create policies and practices for collecting and using data to describe, inform and improve the work done at The Family Institute.
Dr. Goldsmith has published and presented extensively on topics related to client-therapist relationships, psychotherapy change processes, and empirically-informed therapy. Recent publications include:
Goldsmith, J.Z., Pinsof, W.M, Lebow, J., & Chambers, A. (2016). Relational and Family Diagnosis. In J. C. Norcross, G. R. VandenBos, & D. K. Freedheim (Eds) The Handbook of Clinical Psychology. APA Press.
Pinsof, W. M., Tilden, T., & Goldsmith, J. Z. (2016). Empirically informed couple and family therapy: Past, present and future. In. T.L. Sexton and J. L. Lebow (Eds.). Handbook of Family Therapy: The Science and Practice of Working with Families and Couples (2nd edition), New York: Routledge.
Pinsof, W. M., Zinbarg, R. E., Shimokawa, K., Latta, T. A., Goldsmith, J. Z., Knobloch‐Fedders, L. M., ... & Lebow, J. L. (2015). Confirming, Validating, and Norming the Factor Structure of Systemic Therapy Inventory of Change Initial and Intersession. Family process, 54(3), 464-484.