Robin Goodman, Ph.D.

Advisory Board

Robin Goodman

Robin Goodman, PHD

Dr. Goodman is a licensed clinical psychologist and board-certified registered art therapist. Robin is a magna cum laude graduate of Smith College, has a masters degree from New York University and a doctorate from the Derner Institute at Adelphi University. Her diverse professional training includes Bellevue and other New York public and private hospitals. She maintains a private practice working with adults, adolescents and children with relationship, emotional and behavioral problems, in addition to having particular expertise in pediatric cancer, trauma and bereavement.

Dr. Goodman served as the Executive Director and Program Director of A Caring Hand, The Billy Esposito Foundation and Bereavement Program and consultant to Allegheny General Hospital Center for Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents. Prior to this, she was the Director of Family Programs, Voices of September 11th and consulted with the Department of Defense Educational Opportunities Directorate and National Child Traumatic Stress Network. Previously she was a Clinical Associate Professor in Psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine and Director of Bereavement Programs, Public Education and the National Child Mental Health Initiative and at the NYU Child Study Center. She established the Child Life Program in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Mount Sinai Hospital and developed the behavioral health service of the Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at NYU Medical Center.


Visit Robin Goodman's website for more grief resources.