Bennett I. Goldberg has been in private practice as a Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) since 2014, where he specializes in child, adolescent and young adult psychotherapy. He has extensive experience in ADHD, childhood Depression/Anxiety and Spectrum Disorder. Along with experience as a child therapist, Bennett has extensive experience (1980 – 2005) as a television director/producer and a motion picture post production executive at LucasFilm Ltd, Moviola and Deluxe Digital Studios (Ascent Media).
Bennett is currently an adjunct instructor at USC and UCLA Film schools and has acted as a special advisor to the Board of Directors of American Cinema Editors and former instructor at the Directors Guild of America (DGA) Technical Direction Program. He has been a frequent speaker at the Sundance and Hollywood Film Festivals and a special guest lecturer at the Cannes Film Festival.
Bennett received his B.S in Biology from California State University in 1974, his B.A. in Communications from Johns Hopkins in 2009 and his M.A. in Psychology from Phillip’s Graduate Institute in 2013. Upon graduation from California State University Northridge (CSUN), Bennett joined Touche Ross & Company where he was a manager in their Actuarial Department. He began work as a field producer for ABC’s 20/20 in 1980 and soon after moved into television direction and technical direction. In 1984 Bennett transitioned into freelance motion picture film editing and in 1987 he accepted a position at LucasFilm’s EditDroid where he became the Senior Vice President of Operations.