Master's in Social Work, Specialization in Clinical Mental Health
University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
Bachelor's in Science, Psychology
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
Rebecca Goldberg $ Associates
Ms. Goldberg has experience working with children, adolescents and families impacted by the adoption and foster care system, domestic violence, special education, residential treatment, juvenile court system, homelessness and transitional housing, and mental health hospitalization.
Rebecca Goldberg is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Registered Play Therapist (RPT) who specializes in treating mental health issues across the lifespan. Ms. Goldberg is currently licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia and Washington, DC.
Ms. Goldberg works with children, adolescents and adults in various therapy settings, including individual, group and family psychotherapy. She specializes in treatment of individuals and families with Neurodivergence (ND) or Autism, ADHD, learning differences, developmental delays, sensory integration challenges, social needs, behavioral challenges, anxiety and mood disorders, trauma histories including but not limited to neglect, sexual, and physical abuse, adjustment disorders, self-esteem issues, grief and loss, anger management, parent-child relationship issues, and gender exploration and LGBTQIA+ needs.
Ms. Goldberg is a member of the National Association for Social Workers (NASW), Greater Washington Society for Clinical Social Workers (GWSCSW), Washington Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology (WSPP) as well as currently serving as Vice President, International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD), EMDR International Association (EMDRIA), and Association for Play Therapy (APT). Ms. Goldberg holds a certification in Trauma-Informed Clinical Practice, advanced training in play therapy modalities, and Pediatric EMDR as a Child Specialist Level 1 through the Agate Institute. Ms. Goldberg is also a Certified EMDR Therapist and is expanding her services to include Clinical Hypnosis and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy. Ms. Goldberg believes in lifelong learning and is continuously attending trainings and participating in advanced learning and supervision opportunities.
Ms. Goldberg provides support to local agencies, organizations and schools. She has supervised graduate level interns through Catholic University, School of Social Work at the Homeless Children's Playtime Project in DC and has provided consultation to the Falls Church - McLean Children's Center (FCMCC) as well as other local schools. Ms. Goldberg also provides on-site training for staff and parent support events. Please contact her for more information about these services.
Child-Centered Play Therapy (CCPT)
Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
Ego State Therapy
Somatic Imagery & Memory Reconsolidation
Filial Therapy (Parent-Child therapy)
Sand Tray and Sand Play
Safe & Sound Protocol (SSP)
Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions (SPACE)
Internal Family Systems (IFS)
Social Supports - Multiple Modalities
Expressive Therapies: Art, Yoga