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Carole Goguen, PsyD

Dr. Carole Goguen

A Path of Dedication and Compassion


Dr. Carole's professional journey is a testament to her unwavering dedication to the field of psychotherapy. Her remarkable story begins in diverse industries, including entertainment, business, real estate, and technology. However, it was her pivotal experience as a volunteer at a suicide/crisis line that ignited her profound passion for psychology.

Building Expertise and Experience

Dr. Carole's educational and professional journey is marked by diverse experiences:

  • Rape Counseling Center: Her training included invaluable work at a rape counseling center, providing crucial support to survivors.

  • Community Mental Health Clinic: Dr. Carole contributed her expertise to a community mental health clinic, making a difference in the lives of those in need.

  • Juvenile Hall and Substance Abuse Program: She played a crucial role in the rehabilitation of young individuals within juvenile hall and residential substance abuse programs.

  • Forensic Psychiatric Hospital: Dr. Carole's journey also led her to a forensic psychiatric hospital, where she honed her skills in complex cases.


Veteran Support and Education


Upon earning her Doctor of Psychology (PsyD), Dr. Carole's path continued to impact the lives of many:

  • National Center for PTSD: She served as the Associate Director of Research and Education within the Executive Division, focusing on veterans' well-being.

  • VA Medical Center: Dr. Carole provided compassionate psychotherapy to veterans at the VA Medical Center in White River Junction, Vermont.

  • 20 Years of Service: Her enduring commitment to veterans continued through 20 years as a staff psychologist at the VA Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Clinic.

  • Mentorship and Training: During her tenure at the VA, Dr. Carole played a pivotal role in training and supervising psychology practicum students and internship trainees.

Founding Night Owl Psychotherapy


With a wealth of experience and a heart dedicated to healing, Dr. Carole founded Night Owl Psychotherapy. Her passion for psychotherapy shines as a beacon of hope for those seeking support and transformation.

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