Michael A. Tompkins

The San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy

san-francisco-bay-area-cognitive-therapy-MichaelTompkinsMichael A. Tompkins, PhD, ABPP is a licensed psychologist (PSY13822) and board certified in Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology, co-director of the San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy, Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, Diplomate and Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, and is a trainer and consultant for the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior. He is the author or co-author of numerous scholarly articles and chapters on cognitive-behavior therapy and related topics, as well as seven books. Dr. Tompkins has given over 300 workshops, lectures, and keynote presentations to national and international audiences and has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and on television (The Learning Channel, Arts & Entertainment) and radio (KQED, NPR). He supervises medical residents, post-doctoral fellows, graduate students, and provides consultation to professionals and serves on the Advisory Board of Magination Press, the children’s press of the American Psychological Association. He is a recipient of the 1994 Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award by the California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, the 2005-2006 Distinguished Instructor Award by the University of California Berkeley Extension, and the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award for excellence in innovation, treatment, and research in the field of hoarding and cluttering by the Mental Health Association of San Francisco.

Dr. Tompkins treats adults, adolescents, and children with anxiety disorders (panic, worry, phobias, social anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, health anxiety), stress, insomnia, body-focused repetitive behaviors (trichotillomania, skin picking, nail biting), elimination disorders (enuresis and encopresis), and Tourette’s and tic disorders.

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