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Faculty | Professor

Renée Goodstein

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[email protected]
Office: 718.489.5437
Room 7204


BA, University of Richmond
Ed.M., Teachers College, Columbia University
MA, Teachers College, Columbia University
Ph.D., Fordham University

Renée Goodstein grew up in Richmond, Virginia, and graduated from University of Richmond with her B.A. in Economics. She received her Ed.M. and M.A. in Psychological Counseling from Teachers College, Columbia University, and her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Fordham University. She is currently Professor of Psychology and Director of Student Affairs for the Institute for International and Cross-Cultural Psychology at St. Francis College. Dr. Goodstein's research focuses on the impacts of race and culture in therapy, and on facilitating cross-cultural understanding. Her latest publication was in the APA Monitor. She is a member of the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration, International Society for Justice Research, American Psychological Association, and Eastern Psychological Association. She has served as trainer with the Anti-Defamation League's anti-bias program, and has presented at numerous conferences and institutions such as the Interfaith Council and New York Society for Ethical Culture. Dr. Goodstein also served as supervisor in the Counseling Psychology doctoral programs at Teachers College, Columbia University, and Fordham University. She has a private psychotherapy practice in Manhattan.