Dr. Goodwin strives to provide comprehensive and quality care to help clients work towards optimal emotional, social, academic, and/or behavioral well-being. Dr. Goodwin will focus on helping you to grow by capitalizing on your strengths and helping you to understand the maladaptive behaviors that are impeding your ability to feel fulfilled with yourself and/or relationships. She will teach you "tools" that you can use in your everyday life to help you cope with areas that may be more challenging so that you can feel successful in life. She also believes that honesty, motivation for treatment and comfort with your provider are essential components for effective treatment.
At the core of the practice is the principal of developing a trustworthy relationship in a warm, nonjudgmental and supportive environment. This assists with fostering open communication so you can work towards personal growth by addressing situations, behaviors, thoughts, and/or feelings that are currently impeding your ability to feel fulfilled with yourself and in relationships, school, and/or work.
Treatment(s) will be selected based on what will fulfill your needs so you can work towards optimal growth in treatment. Dr. Goodwin also believes that collaboration with physicians and school personnel is instrumental to providing effective care.