Media Appearances

Video

Dr Joan Davidson on Daring To Challenge OCD (Ep14)
Mar 27, 2016
The OCD Stories

Audio

The Clutter in Your Life: Understanding Hoarding Behaviors
January 30, 2017
KPFA 94.1 FM, About Health, with host Rona Renner

Join Nurse Rona and her guests, Dr. Michael A. Tompkins and David Bain, to discuss the factors of hoarding. Compulsive hoarding is a common, serious, and treatable behavior, that can have significant negative effects on people who struggle with it and their families.

Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
March 21, 2016
KPFA 94.1 FM, About Health, with host Rona Renner

Join Nurse Rona and her guests, Dr. Michael A. Tompkins and Janet Singer, the mother of a son with OCD, to discuss the symptoms and treatments for OCD. Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery, is a mother’s account of the courage of her son who at times was hindered by the very people who were supposed to be helping him. It is a story of hope, as well as a useful guide for all those whose lives have been touched by Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

Tips on Decluttering Your Life (and Desk)
January 8, 2016
KQED 88.5 FM, Forum, with host Nina Kim

Are you surrounded by clutter? Between the mess of papers on your desk and piles of kids’ toys at home, your top New Year’s resolution may be organizing your space. In this hour, we bring together organizing experts and Dr. Michael A. Tompkins to offer tips on decluttering our homes and workspaces.

The Emotional Side of Learning
October 25, 2009
KISS 98.1 FM, Childhood Matters, with hosts Rona Renner and Beth Samuelson

You may remember that being a teenager isn’t always easy. How can you help your teen manage academic and emotional stress? Join co-hosts Beth Samuelson, MA, director of Student Organizational Services and Nurse Rona Renner, RN who are joined by guests Dr. Michael A. Tompkins, PhD, ABPP, co-author of My Anxious Mind: A Teen’s Guide to Managing Anxiety and Panic, and Alex Georgakopoulos, LMFT, a family therapist at Coyote Coast, to learn how to recognize the different pressures your teen is facing, and how to provide support, resources, and stay connected.