Tamara L. Goldsby, Ph.D.

Research Faculty


  • Ph.D., Psychology, 2009, University of Surrey

  • Graduate Study, Social Psychology, 2000-2005, London School of Economics

  • M.A., Counseling Psychology, 1990, National University

  • M.A., Human Behavior, 1988, National University

  • B.A., Psychology, 1986, Alliant International University


Tamara Goldsby, Ph.D., has  been affiliated with U.C. San Diego for more than a decade, with  academic and research positions in the Psychology and Psychiatry  departments, and currently the CERT Integrative Medicine Department.  Previously, she held positions with Oxford University and LSE’s  Psychology Departments and 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. Strong interest in and practice of yoga and singing  bowl sound meditations led to conducting an ongoing study in conjunction  with UCSD on the effects of Tibetan singing bowl sound meditations.  This study utilizes Tibetan singing bowls, crystal bowls, gongs, and  other vibrational instruments for the purposes of meditation and healing.