Deryl Goldenberg, Ph.D.

Deryl Goldenberg, Ph.D.
Deryl Goldenberg, Ph. D., is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Santa Monica and Santa Barbara and has focused his work on Male Psychology and Couples Relationship issues for over 30 years.  He is the Director of Verdugo Hills Autism Project, as well as a Clinical Psychologist with over 30 years of experience helping children, parents and couples. Dr. Goldenberg is a certified Relationship Development and Intervention (RDI) Consultant who applies this cutting-edge, emotional, cognitive, evidence-based intervention program to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). He is also involved at Verdugo Hills Autism Project in overseeing and providing ongoing, supervision for supervisors as well as interventionists working in the field of Autism. Dr. Goldenberg’s areas of expertise are in-depth individual and couples therapy and providing intervention services to children with emotional and developmental disorders. To learn more about Dr. Goldenverg, visit his website or email him here.

Blogs by Deryl Goldenberg, Ph.D.

Why Some Men Give Up Their Identity in a Relationship

Over the past 30 years of working as a psychologist doing individual and group therapy, I have often seen men struggling to maintain either the romance or friendship or both in their intimate relationships. It’s a subject I’ve been investigating and exploring for much of my professional and personal life. I’ve often noticed my men… Read more »

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Why Men Are Resistant to Therapy

Over the years of working with men as a psychologist, I discovered that there is a big resistance for so many of them to talk personally about their struggles within their intimate  relationships and I have been investigating and exploring this subject for years. There are plenty of stereotypes to go around when we bring… Read more »

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The Psychology Behind Strained Father Son Relationships

Over the years of working with men in therapy, I discovered that the issues that so often come up about careers or relationships could often be traced back, sooner or later, to the lack of relationship with their fathers. A man in therapy who I’ll call “John” describes his experiences with his father as follows,… Read more »

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The Autistic Child and Social Isolation

By Deryl Goldenberg, Ph. D. and Cherisse Sherin, M.A. What do we mean by social isolation in children diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum? There seems to be a valid concern, not only about the lack of social opportunities for children on the Autism Spectrum to develop friendships with peers, but for how these children learn… Read more »

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