DR. NORMAN GOLDWASSER

 Norman Goldwasser, Ph.D

Dr. Norman Goldwasser is a Licensed Psychologist based in Miami Beach and Boca Raton, Florida. Originally from Newport News, Virginia, he went to high school and Yeshiva in Talmudical Academy and Ner Israel Rabbinical College in Baltimore, Maryland, and then went on to earn degrees in Psychology and Health Science from Johns Hopkins University. He completed his graduate training at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, where he received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and a Masters Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

Dr. Goldwasser has been the Director of Horizon Psychological Services for the past 21 years, where he has led an interdisciplinary team of mental health professionals who work collaboratively to meet the increasingly complex needs of our community. He is a nationally renowned speaker who has inspired dozens of communities across North America dealing with a wide range of topics, and has been a popular speaker at a number of different conferences over the years. His areas of expertise include trauma, addictions, sexual orientation confusion, marital conflict, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, depression, and Adult Attention Deficit Disorder. Dr. Goldwasser is also the Director of Victim Services or Jewish Community Watch, an organization whose mission is to stop child sexual abuse, and to provide support and treatment for victims. He also has been an experienced practitioner and consultant in EMDR, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, a dramatic treatment for trauma that literally transforms the lives of victim of traumas.

Dr. Goldwasser lives in Miami Beach, where he has been active in Jewish outreach, both at the campus and family levels. He has eight children, six of whom are married, and is the very proud of grandfather of 20 grandchildren.