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Helene Schoenbach Goldberg, American Mental health services professional. Registered Nurse; certified clinical specialist in psychiatric and mental health nursing; certified psychotherapist, Maryland.; nationally certified counselor; certified in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing; certified national board clinical hypnotherapist; professor counselor, Maryland.


Goldberg, Helene Schoenbach was born on December 16, 1940 in New York City. Daughter of Joseph and Martha (Litvinoff) Schoenbach.


Associate of Applied Science, Queens College, 1960;Bachelor with honors, U Maryland., 1979;Master in Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, 1981.


Assistant head nurse, Wisconsin Diagnostic Center, Madison, 1961-1962;clinical nurse medical Intensive Care Unit, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 1971-1983;acting head nurse medical Intensive Care Unit and coronary Intensive Care Unit, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 1975;coordinator hospice bereavement and volunteer programs, Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, 1982-1990;private practice psychotherapy and education, consultant loss and grief, Baltimore, since 1979;faculty department pscyhiatry, Johns Hopkins University School Medicine, Baltimore, since 1992. Speaker at national conferences, on national public radio. Vice president Association for Death Education.and Counseling chapter.

Steering committee Peers in Passage project Northwest Senior Center. County Adult-Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. Officer, consultant Make Today Count.


Member advisory board Compassionate Friends. Member advisory committee Well Spouse Foundation. Interviewer Yale AV Holocaust Archive Study.

Bereavement counselor Camp Noble, since 1992. Member advisory board Maryland Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Professional Education Center, since 1991. Member ethics committee Cherrywood Nursing Home, since 1991.

Member American Nurses Association, Maryland Nurses Association, Baltimore City Nurses Association (program committee since 1992), Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurses of Maryland (co-chair, lobbyist Search Committee, 1995), Council Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (bylaws committee 1994-1995), Association for Death Education and Counseling (ec. 1981-1983, vice president 1983-1984), Potters Guild, Foundations of Thanatology, American Institute Life Threatening Illness and Loss.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: ceramics, potter, design and knit children's sweaters.


Married Alan M. Goldberg, August 14, 1960. Children: Michael David, Naomi Jill.