David J. Wallin, Ph.D.
David Wallin, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and author in private practice in Albany and Mill Valley, California. A graduate of Harvard who received his doctorate from the Wright Institute in Berkeley, he has been practicing, teaching, and writing about psychotherapy for nearly three decades. His recent book, Attachment in Psychotherapy, is presently being translated into half a dozen languages and has been described by Daniel Goleman as “a brilliant leap in realizing the clinical promise of attachment theory, a synthesis that should be required—and will be rewarding—reading for every psychotherapist.” He is also the coauthor (with Stephen Goldbart) of Mapping the Terrain of the Heart: Passion, Tenderness, and the Capacity to Love. He has lectured on attachment and psychotherapy in Europe, Canada, and throughout the United States. Dr.Wallin is a lively and engaging speaker who combines a scholarly perspective with unusual candor about his own experience as a therapist.