Peter Goldenthal, Ph.D., ABPP: Child, Adult, & Family Psychology

Selected Works by Dr. Goldenthal

Nonfiction
A parenting book providing answers to questions about sibling conflicts
Professional Book
This book presents the theory, concepts, and techniques of Contextual Therapy, a unique and powerful thereapeutic approach especially suited to helping children and adolescents.

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Therapy and the Human-Dog Bond

How to Listen and Whisper to Your Dog part 4

December 29, 2015

Tags: human dog bond, dog whisperer, listen, dog training

People who are about to purchase or adopt a puppy or adult dog are first of all looking for a dog who has a strong desire to connect with people in general and with one or two special people in particular. Some dogs like everybody (more…)

How to Whisper and Listen to Your Dog Part 3

December 28, 2015

Tags: human dog bond, dog whisperer, listen, dog training



The path to understanding your dog lies in large part in noticing the little things that most people miss.

The fictional and famous Victorian detective Sherlock Holmes loved to talk about his methods. And he loved to chastise his friend Watson for seeing but not (more…)

How to Whisper and Listen to Your Dog part 2

December 22, 2015

Tags: human dog bond, dog whisperer

To really understand your dog and to become your dog’s best friend , it’s very important not to make the assumption that dogs are all alike.


Making assumptions, especially assumptions about the causes of behavior leads to bad consequences. When I adopted Sasha (more…)

How to Whisper and Listen to Your Dog Part 1

December 21, 2015

Tags: Therapy, human-dog bond, dog whisperer

As I was leaving my monthly dog trainers’ meeting, I had the sudden realization that training dogs to behave better is far too limited a goal. Your dog can do better than that. You and your dog can do better than that. You may be (more…)