Tom Wooldridge, PsyD, ABPP, CEDS is Chair in the Department of Psychology at Golden Gate University, where he teaches courses in therapeutic communication and psychoanalytic psychotherapy, as well as a psychoanalyst and board-certified, licensed psychologist. He has published numerous journal articles and book chapters on topics such as eating disorders, masculinity, technology, and psychoanalytic treatment. Two of his articles were chosen as the "Top 25" published in the past 25 years in the journal, Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment & Prevention. His first book, Understanding Anorexia Nervosa in Males, was published by Routledge in 2016 and has been praised as "groundbreaking" and a "milestone publication in our field." His second book, Psychoanalytic Treatment of Eating Disorders: When Words Fail and Bodies Speak, an edited volume in the Relational Perspectives Book Series, was published by Routledge in 2018, and has also been well reviewed. In addition, Dr. Wooldridge has been interviewed for by numerous media publications including Newsweek, Slate, WebMD, and many others for his work. He is an Executive Director at the National Association for Males with Eating Disorders and has a private practice in Berkeley, CA.
Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Eating Disorders, Grief/Loss, Life Transitions, Marriage & Divorce, Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder, Parenting Issues, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Stress, Trauma/PTSD
Psychoanalysis, Psychodynamic, Relational
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