Daniel Goldman, Ph.D.
(pronouns: he / him / his)

I am an experienced licensed psychologist (FL Lic. PY 8470; APIT #15454) helping adults young and old navigate the challenges that are just part of living, like relationships, loss, anxiety, and life getting off-track. After earning a B.A. in philosophy from Cornell University, an M.A. in psychology from University of Richmond, and a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Iowa State University, I completed a 2000-hour APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship at the University Counseling Center at Florida State University and a 2000-hour post-doctoral residency at The Counseling Associates in Naples, FL. As a graduate student, I was a member of Psi Chi, the national honor society in psychology, and I am currently an active member in good standing with the American Psychological Association and the Florida Psychological Association. I have served on the Board of Directors of the Lower West Coast chapter of the Florida Psychological Association since 2014, serving as President from 2016-2018. I have specialized training in the use of mindfulness in therapy and hold a certificate from the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy. I provide in-person care in Sarasota, FL, and offer telehealth to 38 states and the District of Columbia.

What Clients Have to Say About Working With Dr. Goldman

“Since I started therapy, things have been so much easier.”

“Therapy has changed my whole life.”

“I always feel so much better after these sessions.”

“I feel like I’m learning and growing.”

“I wouldn’t be where I am today without your help.”

“I’m finally able to be myself.”

“Thank you so much for all the help you provided me. I was quite the mess and know you are responsible for seeing me through rough times.”

“You are a warm-hearted, kind listener and a wonderful ‘shrink’.”

“‘I can’t tell you how much you’ve helped me!”

“You have made a big difference in my life.”

“Dr. Goldman encouraged expressing my issues and with patience and empathy, guided me through how to understand what was happening and view things differently and address my anger issues.”

“Your guidance has been spot on.”

“When you and I talk, it makes me more level-headed.”

“I have a new calm inside.”

“You are a wonderful listener!”

“I feel like a new person.”

“Since I started coming to you, I feel so much better.”

“I feel like I have my life back.”

“I feel more grounded.”

“I’m facing my fears with more confidence.”

“You make me want to be a better person.”

About Therapy

Therapy can be invaluable in helping you sort out your problems in a safe, supportive, yet challenging environment. My training as a psychologist enables me to offer unique insights into your personality, coping style, and problem-solving skills. I will work together with you to identify what it is about your current approach to your problems that isn’t working and what may work better instead. Through therapy, you learn to understand yourself and others and work toward healing, growth, and the creating life you want instead of settling for the life you have. It is about achieving your goals, not anyone else’s. My approach to therapy varies based on the needs and goals of each individual client, though I commonly utilize interventions that focus on increased self-understanding, mindfulness, and solution-focused interventions when possible. Some of the common issues I treat include:

  • Affairs
  • Alcohol problems
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Caregiver stress
  • College adjustment
  • Communication skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Family issues
  • Grief and loss
  • Health-related stress
  • Identity issues
  • LGBTQIA issues
  • Life transitions
  • Loneliness
  • Men’s issues
  • Midlife crisis
  • Personal growth
  • Relationships
  • Retirement
  • Self-esteem
  • Sexual identity
  • Spiritual issues
  • Stress
  • Weight management
  • Work/life balance

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