Peter Goldenthal

Peter Goldenthal, PhD, ABPP

Associate Professor of Psychology

Office Location:  DeSales Building, D8
Office Phone:  215-248-7128

Educational Background

Ph.D., University of Connecticut

M.A., Cornell University

B.A., University of Southern Maine


Courses Taught

Development Across the Lifespan

Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents


Scholarly Interests

Teaching of Clinical Skills

Psychotherapy Integration

Nonverbal Communication

Sibling Relationships


Selected Publications

Goldenthal, P. (1993). Contextual Family Therapy:  Assessment and Intervention Procedures. Sarasota:  Professional Resource Press.

Goldenthal, P. (1996). Doing Contextual Therapy:  An Integrated Model for Working with Individuals, Couples, and Families. New York:  W.W. Norton.

Goldenthal, P. (1999). Beyond Sibling Rivalry:  How to Help Your Children Become Cooperative, Caring, and Compassionate.  New York:  Henry Holt.

Goldenthal, P. (2002). Why Can't We Get Along:  Healing About Sibling Relationships. New York:  John Wiley and Sons.

Goldenthal, P. (2005). Helping Children and Families:  A New Treatment Model Integrating Psychodynamic, Behavioral, and Contextual Approaches.  New York:  John Wiley and Sons.


Other Academic Information

Diplomate in Clinical Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology

Diplomate in Family Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology

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