Specialty Areas: Anxiety and Mood Disorders; Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder; Oppositional Defiant Disorder; Selective Mutism; Parent-Child Interaction Therapy.
Clark Goldstein, PhD, is a clinical assistant professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine and a licensed psychologist at the Child Study Center. He specializes in the evaluation and treatment of anxiety and mood disorders in children, teens, and adults. Dr. Goldstein is experienced in treating children with behavioral problems, video game and computer misuse, high functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder, Tic and Tourette’s Disorder and trichotillomania.
Dr. Goldstein received a bachelor's degree with high distinction in psychology from the University of Virginia, a master's degree in psychology, and a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Boston University.
Dr. Goldstein trained at the Child and Adolescent Fear and Anxiety Treatment Program at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CARD) at Boston University. He completed a pre doctoral fellowship at the May Institute and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Child Study Center. He was also involved with the supervision of advanced doctoral students and assisted in the adaptation Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) for children with Separation Anxiety Disorder (SAD).
Prior to joining the Child Study Center, Dr. Goldstein served as a clinical psychologist at the Child Mind Institute where he gained expertise in helping children, adults, and their families working to overcome anxiety and depression. He was actively involved in the Intensive Treatment Program which focused on intensive treatment for those with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).
Dr. Goldstein has co-authored articles for several journals, including Child and Behavior Therapy and the Journal of Psychiatric Practice, and he has co-authored chapters in the Oxford Handbook of Anxiety and Related Disorders and the Handbook of Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders.
Dr. Goldstein was a recipient of the prestigious Presidential Fellowship at Boston University where he taught an undergraduate class in Abnormal Psychology. He has also presented research at numerous conferences and is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA).