About Kaitlyn

Dr. Kaitlyn Goldsmith holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and is a Registered Psychologist in the province of B.C. She is currently a faculty member in the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia, teaching Human Sexuality.

She has a generalist clinical background, which has included working with individuals with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, chronic pain conditions, and women's health concerns including peripartum mental health and female sexual dysfunction. 

In her current clinical practice, she works at Vancouver General Hospital at the Women's Clinic with women experiencing sexual pain and also works with individuals recovering from reproductive cancer through the Reproductive Oncology Supportive Care Program.

She also works with clients with general mental health concerns as well as clients with sexual difficulties in her private practice in Vancouver and Abbotsford. Dr. Goldsmith has published several scholarly articles and book chapters in the area of women's sexual health and well-being, and has been featured in several well-known publications such as Glamour and Cosmopolitan magazines.

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Kaitlyn loves to travel and has visited 34 countries. Her favorite country is Italy and she has visited 5 times - gorgeous scenery and pasta, nothing to complain about here!

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Kaitlyn has lived outside of B.C. for a total of five years to complete her training as a clinical psychologist. This has included living in the maritimes and the prairies.

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Kaitlyn loves to read and aims to read about one book per week, or 52 books per year. One year, she reached her goal of reading her height in books, which was 67 books!

About Kaitlyn

Dr. Kaitlyn Goldsmith holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and is a Registered Psychologist in the province of B.C. She is currently a faculty member in the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia, teaching Human Sexuality.

She has a generalist clinical background, which has included working with individuals with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, chronic pain conditions, and women's health concerns including peripartum mental health and female sexual dysfunction. 

In her current clinical practice, she works at Vancouver General Hospital at the Women's Clinic with women experiencing sexual pain and also works with individuals recovering from reproductive cancer through the Reproductive Oncology Supportive Care Program.

She also works with clients with general mental health concerns as well as clients with sexual difficulties in her private practice in Vancouver and Abbotsford. Dr. Goldsmith has published several scholarly articles and book chapters in the area of women's sexual health and well-being, and has been featured in several well-known publications such as Glamour and Cosmopolitan magazines.

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Kaitlyn loves to travel and has visited 34 countries. Her favorite country is Italy and she has visited 5 times - gorgeous scenery and pasta, nothing to complain about here!

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Kaitlyn has lived outside of B.C. for a total of five years to complete her training as a clinical psychologist. This has included living in the maritimes and the prairies.

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Kaitlyn loves to read and aims to read about one book per week, or 52 books per year. One year, she reached her goal of reading her height in books, which was 67 books!

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*First published in the Gratefull Company’s July 2021 Digital Newsletter We often hear about intense sexual desire – the kind that just hits you unexpectedly, out of the blue. In our culture, we hear that sex is “supposed to be spontaneous”. Desire is something you have or you don’t have, and people simply have different […]

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*First published in the Gratefull Company’s June 2021 Digital Newsletter Where did you learn about sexuality and sexual health? Was it from your parents, friends, school, or the internet? Maybe a bit from all of the above?  When was the last time you had a frank and open discussion about sexuality? If you’re like most […]

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We all have options. We have options for which dating app to use, which TV show to binge watch, and which website to order holiday gifts through. But with these options all at our fingertips, do we end up just going with what we know and doing what we always do? What if we start […]

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