Tom Wooldridge, PsyD, ABPP, CEDS-S, is Chair in the Department of Psychology at Golden Gate University as well as a psychoanalyst and board-certified, licensed psychologist. He has published journal articles and book chapters on topics such as eating disorders, masculinity, technology, and psychoanalytic treatment. 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 been well reviewed. His third book, Eating Disorders (New Introductions to Contemporary Psychoanalysis), will be released in 2022. In addition, Dr. Wooldridge has been interviewed by numerous media publications including, Newsweek, Slate, WebMD, and others for his work. He is on the Scientific Advisory Council of the National Eating Disorders Association, Faculty at the Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California (PIC) and the Northern California Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology (NCSPP), an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCSF's Medical School, and has a private practice in Berkeley, CA.
Financial: Dr. Tom Wooldridge maintains a private practice and has employment relationships with University of California and Golden Gate University. He is a faculty member of Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California and Northern California Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology. Dr. Wooldridge is a reviewer for Routledge, Palgrave, and Cambridge University Press. He receives royalties as a published author. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Tom Wooldridge serves on the advisory council for the National Eating Disorders Association. He is a member of the Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California, the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, the American Psychological Association, the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals, and the Alameda County Psychological Association. Dr. Wooldridge is an Ad hoc peer reviewer for several peer review journals, for a complete list contact PESI, Inc.