Dr. Tamara Goldsby
Dr. Tamara Goldsby has been affiliated with U.C. San Diego for approximately a decade, with academic and research positions in the Psychology and Psychiatry Departments. Additionally, she has held academic positions with various universities, as well as counseling and advising positions in a number of capacities.
While living in England for four years, Dr. Goldsby held positions with Oxford University and the London School of Economics’ Psychology Departments. After being accepted into Oxford University’s D.Phil. doctoral degree program, circumstances led her to conduct graduate study in Social Psychology and Psychology respectively at the London School of Economics and the University of Surrey, where she received a Ph.D. in Psychology. Additionally, her background includes master’s degrees in Counseling Psychology and Human Behavior with positions in counseling, as well as advising and mentoring students.
Dr. Goldsby has been a regular practitioner of yoga and singing bowl meditations for a number of years. Her strong interest in singing bowl meditations led to teaching a class on this topic, as well as conducting an ongoing study in conjunction with UCSD on the beneficial effects of Tibetan singing bowl meditations.
As core faculty at CIHS, Dr. Goldsby teaches a variety of courses including clinical psychology courses in the doctoral program, as well as complementary healing courses such as Psychoacoustics, which focuses on sound healing.