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Dr. Joan Davidson

Your ERP Questions Answered: Part 2
February 9, 2019


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Dr. Michael Tompkins
“Marie Kondo’s tidying isn’t just about appearances. There’s a psychological and spiritual upside, too”
January 18, 2019

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Dr. Michael Tompkins
“Help, I Can’t Sleep”
Future Tech Podcast
January 1, 2019

Dr. Michael Tompkins describes insomnia and it’s treatment. He covers topics such as sleep disruptors and enhancers, and strategies to sleep better and longer.

Dr. Michael Tompkins
How to Cope With a Parent Who Hoards
Next Avenue
March 21, 2018
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Dr. Joan Davidson
“Daring To Challenge OCD” (Ep14)
The OCD Stories
March 27, 2016

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Dr. Michael Tompkins & Dr. Monique Thompson
“Sleep! Why It’s Important And How To Get It”
About Health with Rona Renner, KPFA 94.1 FM
October 15, 2018

If you’re having trouble sleeping, you’re not alone. About 25% of Americans experience acute insomnia each year. Good sleep is essential for your physical and emotional health. A first step in getting a good night sleep is to learn about what helps and what hinders sleep.

Dr. Michael Tompkins
“The Clutter in Your Life: Understanding Hoarding Behaviors”
About Health with Rona Renner, KPFA 94.1 FM
January 30, 2017

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.

Dr. Michael Tompkins
“Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder”
About Health with Rona Renner, KPFA 94.1 FM
March 21, 2016

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.

Dr. Michael Tompkins
“Tips on Decluttering Your Life (and Desk)”
Forum, host Nina Kim, KQED 88.5 FM
January 8, 2016

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.

Dr. Michael Tompkins
“The Emotional Side of Learning”
Childhood Matters, hosts Rona Renner & Beth Samuelson, KISS 98.1 FM
October 25, 2009

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.

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