Miriam Goldstein, Ph.D.
Dr. Miriam Goldstein is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of Michigan. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Eastern Michigan University and completed her predoctoral psychology internship at Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School and her postdoctoral fellowship at Arbor Psychology Group.
Dr. Goldstein has experience working with diverse adults, adolescents, and children in outpatient clinics, college counseling, and community-based hospital settings. At Arbor Psychology Group, she works with adolescents and adults with a wide range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, loneliness/isolation, self-esteem, identity issues, parenting, social difficulties, discrimination, sexual orientation and gender concerns, sexual difficulties, trauma, body image and eating issues, and intrusive thoughts or urges. Additionally, she works with parents, in collaboration with Arbor Psychology Group’s occupational therapist, to support healthy feeding and eating behaviors in children. Dr. Goldstein has clinical and research expertise in parent-child relationships, disordered eating, and identity development in adolescents and young adults.
Dr. Goldstein approaches therapy from a flexible, psychodynamic/interpersonal framework. She aims to build a trusting relationship with clients in which they can eventually share their thoughts, feelings, and experiences as openly as possible. Dr. Goldstein works hard to understand each person’s story and strives to help identify patterns of thinking, acting, and feeling that developed for understandable reasons but now interfere with a person living their desired life. Dr. Goldstein provides a containing, non-judgmental space to explore new opportunities, allowing for change and growth. She deeply admires the courage it takes to enter therapy and to share sometimes difficult or painful aspects of one’s experience.