Contact Details
Name: Dan Goodkind
Specialist Areas: Abuse, ACC, Adjustment to chronic illness, Adjustment to physical disability, Adolescent development, Alcohol & drug issues, Anger management, Anxiety, Asperger's syndrome, Assertiveness training, Attachment, Attention deficit hyperactivity (ADHD), Behaviour problems, Brain injury, Child development, Conflict resolution, Depression, Divorce/separation, Domestic violence, Expert witness, Family Court issues, Forensic, Grief and bereavement, Intellectual assessment, Intellectual disability, Learning difficulties, Life transition & adjustment issues, Mood disorders, Neuropsychological assessment, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Pain management, Parenting, Personality assessment, Post traumatic stress disorder, Professional supervision, Return to work, Self-esteem & self development, Sexual abuse, Transgender, Sex and Gender Diverse, Trauma, Victim of crime, Work stress
Treatment Areas: Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), Emotion focussed therapy, Mindfulness-based therapies
Client Types: Adolescent, Adult, Child, Family
Address: Psychology and Counselling Associates
185 Powderham Street
Practice Name: Dan Goodkind PhD Ltd
Location: New Plymouth
Phone: 06 757 5897
Website: www.dangoodkindphd.com
Bio: Dan Goodkind is a registered clinical psychologist and certified mediator. He is affiliated with Psychology and Counselling Associates in New Plymouth. His areas of interest include child psychology and neuropsychology, the integration of mental health services with primary care and alternative dispute resolution. Dr. Goodkind is a member of the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychology. He is accredited as a mediator and FDR Provider by the Resolution Institute of Australia/New Zealand.

Dr. Goodkind has expertise in the provision of short-term treatments for anxiety and depression and longer-term psychotherapy for emotional trauma and relational problems. Dan also provides psychological and neuropsychological evaluations for adults and children including children with developmental and learning disabilities. He is a contracted psychology and neuropsychology services provider for ACC.

Dan immigrated to New Plymouth, New Zealand in 2009. He worked for the Taranaki District Health Board between 2009 - 2013. His time there was divided between the Adult Hospital Service, the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) and the Department of Paediatrics.

Dan lived and worked in Northeastern Utah between 1997 - 2009. In 2000, he founded the Ashley Family Clinic, a small mental health clinic that made psychological services available to child protection and youth corrections agencies and the District Court as well as approximately 50,000 residents of the rural region. Dr. Goodkind was a Clinical Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology for the University of Utah between 2001 - 2009.

Dan completed his undergraduate degree at the University of California, Santa Cruz in 1988 and his Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 1997. He completed a one-year predoctoral internship at the ETSU Quillen College of Medicine Veterans Administration Medical Center in 1996.


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