Michael A. Tompkins, PhD

Michael A. Tompkins, PhD 2018-02-23T11:06:19+00:00

Michael A. Tompkins, PhD, is a licensed psychologist, a founding partner of the San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy; Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, Berkeley; and a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. He specializes in cognitive–behavior therapy for anxiety and mood disorders in adults, adolescents, and children.

Dr. Tompkins is the author or co-author of numerous articles and chapters on cognitive–behavior therapy and related topics, including the book, Using Homework in Psychotherapy: Strategies, Guidelines, and Forms, and an American Psychological Association book and videotape series (with Jacqueline B. Persons and Joan Davidson) Essential Components of Cognitive–Behavior Therapy for Depression. Currently, he is at work on a book titled, Cognitive–Behavior Therapy for Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder in Youth: A Step-by-Step Guide to be published by the American Psychological Association.

He lives in Oakland, California with his wife and two daughters.