Brief Biography

Dr. Goldberg received his Ph.D. in 1984 from the University of Waterloo, and completed his internship at the Manitoba Health Sciences Centre within the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg. He is the Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at York University and Associate Professor (Part-time) in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University. Dr. Goldberg’s clinical and research interests surround stigma and mental illness, psychological assessment, cognitive therapy for psychosis and rehabilitation and cognition in schizophrenia. Dr. Goldberg has been the recipient of a Faculty of Health York University Teaching Award (2008), McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences Clinical Behavioural Studies Excellence in Teaching Award (2007), MSU McMaster University Teaching Award (1996) as well as the Ontario Psychological Association Award of Merit for Distinguished Contributions to the Profession (1996), and served as a Consulting Editor for Psychological Assessment from 1991 to 2002. He has published several book chapters and numerous scientific articles related to schizophrenia research, psychological assessment, psychological test validity, and cognitive rehabilitation, including an entry in the APA Encyclopaedia of Psychology. He was a co-author on the 1998 and 2005 Canadian Clinical Practice Guidelines for Schizophrenia. Dr. Goldberg has been an invited speaker on a variety of topics including stigma and mental illness, cognitive rehabilitation and CBT for psychosis, burnout and caregiving, as well as on smoking cessation for people with major mental illness.