Dr. Tolin, a Sharecare expert, is Director of the Center for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy at the Institute of Living in Hartford, CT. He is also Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Tolin has been featured on several TV programs about mental disorders, including "Hoarders" and "The OCD Project," as well as numerous appearances on the Oprah Winfrey Show, the Dr. Oz Show, and others. Dr. Tolin has authored nearly 200 scientific articles, chapters, and books, including "Buried in Treasures: Help for Compulsive Acquiring, Saving, and Hoarding."
- View Credentials
- Institute of Living
B.A., University of Washington, 1986 - 1990Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 1993 - 1996
Clinical Psychology, Tufts/VA Medical Center, Boston, 1996 - 1997
- Board Certifications
Clinical Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology
- Professional Membership or Societies
Association of Behavioral and Cognitive TherapiesAmerican Psychological Association (Fellow)Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology
- Honors or Awards
Distinguished Contribution to the Science of Psychology, Connecticut Psychological Association, 2006Self-Help Book of Merit Award, Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, 2010
Tolin, D.F., Frost, R.O., & Steketee, G. (2007). Buried in treasures: Help for compulsive acquiring, saving and hoarding. New York: Oxford University Press.Franklin, M.E., & Tolin, D.F. (2007). Treating trichotillomania: Cognitive behavior therapy for hair pulling and related problems. New York: Springer.Tolin, D.F., & Foa, E.B. (2006). Sex differences in trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder: A quantitative review of 25 years of research. Psychological Bulletin, 132, 959-992.Wilhelm, S., Buhlmann, U., Tolin, D.F., Meunier, S.A., Pearlson, G.D., Reese, H.E., Cannistraro, P., Jenike, M.A., & Rauch, S.L. (2008). Augmentation of behavior therapy with d-cycloserine for obsessive-compulsive disorder. American Journal of Psychiatry, 165, 335-341.Tolin, D.F. (2010). Is cognitive-behavioral therapy more effective than other therapies? A meta-analytic review. Clinical Psychology Review, 30, 710-720.