Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT, is a clinician, researcher, teacher, and developer of A Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy® (PACT).

He and his wife, Tracey Boldemann-Tatkin, developed the PACT Institute for the purpose of training other psychotherapists to use this method in their clinical practice.

He is also the author of four books on relationship: Wired for Love, Wired for Dating, Your Brain on Love, and Love and War in Intimate Relationships.

Stan teaches through Kaiser Permanente and the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine. He has a clinical practice in Calabasas, California, where he has specialized for the last 15 years in working with couples and individuals who wish to be in relationships.

The new car smell is going to fade and you then think you know your person. This gets us into a lot of trouble because we lose our precision and we’re no longer interested or able to pay attention and be fully present with our partner.
Stan Tatkin