Dr. Bridget Walker's Advisory Board
Dr. Martin received his Ph.D. in Psychology at the University of California at Berkeley in 1975 and has over 30 years of clinical experience.
He is an anxiety disorders specialist with an interest in artful and empathic exposure-based cognitive and behavioral psychotherapies. Dr. Martin has authored numerous professional articles, papers and symposia on state-of-the-art treatment of anxiety disorders. He also founded and directs the Institute for Psychotherapy Integration, a professional training institute.
He is an Associate Clinical Professor with the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine where he has received a Distinguished Special Award for teaching.
- American Psychological Association (APA)
- California Psychological Association (CPA)
- National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
- Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA)
- Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)
- Obsessive Compulsive Foundation (OCF)
- Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI)
- Marin County Psychological Association (MCPA)
- Redwood (Sonoma County) Psychological Association -- past executive board member (RPA)
William Dickman, M.D.
William Dickman, M.D. received his M.D. in 1976. After a residency and fellowship at University of California at San Francisco's Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute in child and adolescent psychiatry he became an Assistant Clinical Professor and the Assistant Director of the child inpatient unit there. For the past 25 years he has maintained a private practice in child and adult psychiatry in San Francisco, California. Dr. Dickman is well versed in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and has particular expertise in medications for anxiety disorders for children, adolescents and adults.
Michael Tompkins, Ph.D
Michael A. Tompkins, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist (PSY 13822), 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. Dr. Tompkins specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders and depression in adults, adolescents and children.
He is the author or co-author of numerous articles and chapters on cognitive-behavior therapy and related topics, including the following books: My Anxious Mind: A Teen’s Guide to Managing Anxiety and Panic (with Katherine Martinez) (Magination Press/American Psychological Association, 2009); Digging Out: Helping Your Loved One Manage Cutter, Hoarding, and Compulsive Acquiring (with Tamara L. Hartl) (NewHarbinger, 2009); Using Homework in Psychotherapy: Strategies, Guidelines, and Forms (Guilford, 2004), and a book and videotape series (with Jacqueline B. Persons and Joan Davidson), Essential Components of Cognitive-Behavior Therapy for Depression (American Psychological Association, 2001).
Dr. Tompkins is a recipient of the 1994 Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award by the California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco awarded and the 2005-2006 Distinguished Instructor Award, University of California Berkeley Extension. He has presented nationally on the topic of cognitive-behavior therapy.