Dr. Goldsmith, affectionately known as “Dr. Doug” by thousands of children in Salt Lake City, has provided care for families with young children for decades. He served as the Executive Director of The Chldren’s Center since 1995 and in 2018 decided to enter full time private practice. He is highly regarded for his work on applying attachment theory to clinical practice and, as a result, has helped children with attachment problems form secure relationships with their caregivers. He also specializes in treating children who have suffered from trauma including traumatic grief and loss. For any child who is struggling with behavioral and emotional problems, Dr. Goldsmith helps their parents and caregivers learn to assist their child as they develop the skills needed to manage their emotions and develop resilience in order to lead a happier, healthier life.
Parents often wonder if their child really needs help. Dr. Goldsmith tells them, “If family life is more of a struggle and less satisfying that you had hoped, it’s time to reach out for help.” Using evidence based treatments with proven effectiveness, Dr. Goldsmith will help you and your family find the pathway toward a brighter future together.