Dr. David Tolin is the Founder and Director of the Anxiety Disorders Center at the Institute of Living, and an Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine.
He is the President of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, the Past-President of the Clinical Psychology Division of the American Psychological Association, and a principal investigator for the National Institutes of Health. He received the Award for Lifetime Contribution to Psychology from the Connecticut Psychological Association.
Dr. Tolin is the author of over 150 scientific journal articles, as well as the books Doing CBT: A Comprehensive Guide to Working with Behaviors, Thoughts, and Emotions, Buried in Treasures: Help for Compulsive Acquiring, Saving, and Hoarding and Face Your Fears: A Proven Plan to Beat Anxiety, Panic, Phobias, and Obsessions.
Dr. Tolin has been featured on the reality TV series Hoarders, The OCD Project, and My Shopping Addiction, and has been a recurrent guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Dr. Oz Show, and Anderson Live!
In addition to his clinic at The Institute of Living in Hartford, Dr. Tolin maintains a private practice in Avon, CT. The practice specializes in time-limited, solution-focused, evidence-based cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT).