Dr. Stanley Goldstein - Author and Psychologist

A Psychologist's Thoughts on Clinical Practice, Behavior, and Life

Meeting President Trump’s Double in a Princeton Club Bathroom

March 6, 2017

Tags: Trump

A week ago, in New York City, while standing before a sink in a Princeton Club bathroom, a powerful voice beside me boomed into the mirror before him. I looked up and saw a man with the image of Donald Trump. “You look just like the President,” I said. “Three people today have said (more…)

On Donald Trump, Editors, and The Psychological Judgment of Politicians from Afar

August 16, 2016

Tags: Trump, psychology, writing

It has long been accepted that it is improper for a mental health clinician to publicly express a judgment about a politician unless they examined them and had their consent to do so. Still, this disgraceful behavior is common.

And one must be especially careful when speaking with reporters though with some this doesn’ (more…)