Michael A. Tompkins, PhD, ABPP, is a licensed psychologist and board certified in behavioral and cognitive psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. He is the codirector and cofounder of the San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy, assistant clinical professor at the University of California at Berkeley, and an adjunct faculty member for the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy.
He is the author or coauthor of 12 books, including My Anxious Mind: A Teen’s Guide to Managing Anxiety and Panic (with Katherine Martinez) (2010), which is a Magination Press bestseller and included in the Reading Well for Young People initiative sponsored by the Wellcome Trust, London, United Kingdom.
Dr. Tompkins serves on the advisory board of Magination Press.
He lives in Oakland, California. Visit him at San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy and on Twitter.