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Stan Tatkin, Psy.D.

Stan Tatkin, Psy.D.

Stan Tatkin, Psy.D. is the author of Wired for Love and Your Brain on Love, and coauthor of Love and War in Intimate Relationships. He has a clinical practice in Southern California, teaches at Kaiser Permanente, and is an assistant clinical professor at UCL A. Tatkin developed a Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy® (PACT ) and together with his wife, Tracey Boldemann- Tatkin, founded the PACT Institute. Dr. Tatkin is on the board of directors of Lifespan Learning Institute.



“Stan is amazing. I can’t get enough of his brilliance both in describing the reasons for psychobiology and demonstrating how to handle it in therapy.”
– Heather Gomez, Broomfield, CO | February 2016

“Stan is magic. I found him to be brilliant, but also clear, patient, playful and incredibly kind.”
– Ben Trelease, Seattle, WA | February 2016

“He is one of the few that hold my attention consistently.”
– Angie Charter, Reno, NV | March 2016

“Stan is warm, engaging. A true master of the skills he’s teaching. A wizard. I want to attend many more classes with him. It feels sad to have to wait so many months.”
– Lindsay Ferlin, Oakland, CA | March 2016

“What a pleasure to learn from him. I wish I could upload all of the knowledge that he has directly into my brain.”
– Leigh Lyndon, Berkeley, CA | March 2016

“I can no longer be objective. I just love PACT and Stan’s talent as an educator/therapist is amazing and wonderful!”
– Daniel Scrafford, Fairfax, VA | February 2016