Kaitlyn Goldsmith

Instructor

Research Area

About

Kaitlyn holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and teaches Human Sexuality in the Department of Psychology at UBC. Her research focuses on factors associated with sexual satisfaction and well-being, including body image, mindfulness, and sexual communication. Kaitlyn is also a Registered Psychologist and works with individuals experiencing sexual difficulties and dysfunctions at Vancouver General Hospital and in her private practice.


Publications

Goldsmith, K. M. & Byers, E. S. (in press). Does absence make the sex grow hotter?. Predicting sexual satisfaction in mixed-sex long-distance and geographically close relationships. Sexual and Relationship Therapy.

Craig, S., MacDougall, A. M., Goldsmith, K. M., & Byers, E. S. (2020). #consent: University Students’ Perceived Learning About Sexual Consent The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, online before print.

Goldsmith, K. M., & Byers, E. S. (2020). The Sexual Idealization Scale. In Milhausen, R., Sakaluk, J., Fisher, T., Davis, C., & Yarber, W. (Eds.) Handbook of sexuality-related measures (4th ed.). New York: Routledge. Thousand Oaks, CA.

Goldsmith, K. M. & Byers, E. S. (2018). Maintaining long-distance relationships: Comparison to geographically close relationships. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, online before print.

Byers, E. S., & Goldsmith, K. M., & Miller, A. (2018). Factors influencing cisgender individuals’ interest in experiencing being the other gender. Gender Issues, 36, 236-252.

Savoie, J. L., Root, K. E., Villers, J., Goldsmith, K. M., & Short, M. (2018). Boston Naming Test performance and norms for French-speaking Acadians in Canada. Aphasiology, 33(5), 561-578.

Goldsmith, K. M. & Byers, E. S. (2018). Perceived and reported sexual and romantic outcomes in long-distance and geographically close relationships. The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 27, 144-156.

Goldsmith, K. M., Dunkley, C. R., Dang, S. S., & Gorzalka, B. B. (2017). Pornography consumption and its association with sexual insecurities among young men and women. The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 26, 1-12.

Byers, E. S., Goldsmith, K. M., & Miller, A. (2016). If given a choice, would you choose to be a man or a woman? The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 25, 148-157.

Goldsmith, K. M., & Byers, E. S. (2016). Perceived impact of body feedback from romantic partners on young adults’ body image and sexual well-being. Body Image, 17, 161-170.

Goldsmith, K. M., Dunkley, C. R., Dang, S. S., & Gorzalka, B. B. (2016). Sexuality and romantic relationships: Investigating the relation between attachment style and sexual satisfaction. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 31, 190-206.

Dunkley, C. R., Goldsmith, K. M., & Gorzalka, B. B. (2015). The potential role of mindfulness in protecting against sexual insecurities. The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 24(2), 92-103.


Awards

  • Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Doctoral Award, 2013-2016), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

Kaitlyn Goldsmith

Instructor

Kaitlyn holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and teaches Human Sexuality in the Department of Psychology at UBC. Her research focuses on factors associated with sexual satisfaction and well-being, including body image, mindfulness, and sexual communication. Kaitlyn is also a Registered Psychologist and works with individuals experiencing sexual difficulties and dysfunctions at Vancouver General Hospital and in her private practice.

Goldsmith, K. M. & Byers, E. S. (in press). Does absence make the sex grow hotter?. Predicting sexual satisfaction in mixed-sex long-distance and geographically close relationships. Sexual and Relationship Therapy.

Craig, S., MacDougall, A. M., Goldsmith, K. M., & Byers, E. S. (2020). #consent: University Students’ Perceived Learning About Sexual Consent The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, online before print.

Goldsmith, K. M., & Byers, E. S. (2020). The Sexual Idealization Scale. In Milhausen, R., Sakaluk, J., Fisher, T., Davis, C., & Yarber, W. (Eds.) Handbook of sexuality-related measures (4th ed.). New York: Routledge. Thousand Oaks, CA.

Goldsmith, K. M. & Byers, E. S. (2018). Maintaining long-distance relationships: Comparison to geographically close relationships. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, online before print.

Byers, E. S., & Goldsmith, K. M., & Miller, A. (2018). Factors influencing cisgender individuals’ interest in experiencing being the other gender. Gender Issues, 36, 236-252.

Savoie, J. L., Root, K. E., Villers, J., Goldsmith, K. M., & Short, M. (2018). Boston Naming Test performance and norms for French-speaking Acadians in Canada. Aphasiology, 33(5), 561-578.

Goldsmith, K. M. & Byers, E. S. (2018). Perceived and reported sexual and romantic outcomes in long-distance and geographically close relationships. The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 27, 144-156.

Goldsmith, K. M., Dunkley, C. R., Dang, S. S., & Gorzalka, B. B. (2017). Pornography consumption and its association with sexual insecurities among young men and women. The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 26, 1-12.

Byers, E. S., Goldsmith, K. M., & Miller, A. (2016). If given a choice, would you choose to be a man or a woman? The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 25, 148-157.

Goldsmith, K. M., & Byers, E. S. (2016). Perceived impact of body feedback from romantic partners on young adults’ body image and sexual well-being. Body Image, 17, 161-170.

Goldsmith, K. M., Dunkley, C. R., Dang, S. S., & Gorzalka, B. B. (2016). Sexuality and romantic relationships: Investigating the relation between attachment style and sexual satisfaction. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 31, 190-206.

Dunkley, C. R., Goldsmith, K. M., & Gorzalka, B. B. (2015). The potential role of mindfulness in protecting against sexual insecurities. The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 24(2), 92-103.

  • Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Doctoral Award, 2013-2016), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

Kaitlyn Goldsmith

Instructor

Kaitlyn holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and teaches Human Sexuality in the Department of Psychology at UBC. Her research focuses on factors associated with sexual satisfaction and well-being, including body image, mindfulness, and sexual communication. Kaitlyn is also a Registered Psychologist and works with individuals experiencing sexual difficulties and dysfunctions at Vancouver General Hospital and in her private practice.

Goldsmith, K. M. & Byers, E. S. (in press). Does absence make the sex grow hotter?. Predicting sexual satisfaction in mixed-sex long-distance and geographically close relationships. Sexual and Relationship Therapy.

Craig, S., MacDougall, A. M., Goldsmith, K. M., & Byers, E. S. (2020). #consent: University Students’ Perceived Learning About Sexual Consent The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, online before print.

Goldsmith, K. M., & Byers, E. S. (2020). The Sexual Idealization Scale. In Milhausen, R., Sakaluk, J., Fisher, T., Davis, C., & Yarber, W. (Eds.) Handbook of sexuality-related measures (4th ed.). New York: Routledge. Thousand Oaks, CA.

Goldsmith, K. M. & Byers, E. S. (2018). Maintaining long-distance relationships: Comparison to geographically close relationships. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, online before print.

Byers, E. S., & Goldsmith, K. M., & Miller, A. (2018). Factors influencing cisgender individuals’ interest in experiencing being the other gender. Gender Issues, 36, 236-252.

Savoie, J. L., Root, K. E., Villers, J., Goldsmith, K. M., & Short, M. (2018). Boston Naming Test performance and norms for French-speaking Acadians in Canada. Aphasiology, 33(5), 561-578.

Goldsmith, K. M. & Byers, E. S. (2018). Perceived and reported sexual and romantic outcomes in long-distance and geographically close relationships. The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 27, 144-156.

Goldsmith, K. M., Dunkley, C. R., Dang, S. S., & Gorzalka, B. B. (2017). Pornography consumption and its association with sexual insecurities among young men and women. The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 26, 1-12.

Byers, E. S., Goldsmith, K. M., & Miller, A. (2016). If given a choice, would you choose to be a man or a woman? The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 25, 148-157.

Goldsmith, K. M., & Byers, E. S. (2016). Perceived impact of body feedback from romantic partners on young adults’ body image and sexual well-being. Body Image, 17, 161-170.

Goldsmith, K. M., Dunkley, C. R., Dang, S. S., & Gorzalka, B. B. (2016). Sexuality and romantic relationships: Investigating the relation between attachment style and sexual satisfaction. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 31, 190-206.

Dunkley, C. R., Goldsmith, K. M., & Gorzalka, B. B. (2015). The potential role of mindfulness in protecting against sexual insecurities. The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 24(2), 92-103.

  • Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Doctoral Award, 2013-2016), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada