Expert Profile - Ramani Durvasula, PhD

Ramani Durvasula, PhD

Professor of Psychology and Licensed Clinical Psychologist Expert stats


Psychology is the science of mind and basically cuts to the core of WHY we do WHAT we do. There are many simple truths offered by the field of psychology--and psychologists often hide these simple truths behind fancy statistics and technical jargon. Years of teaching thousands of students and working with clients have equipped Ramani Durvasula with a knack for cutting to the core of the issues. Understanding these truths can help people reach their full potential in their relationships, jobs and family time. Durvasula keeps it real, uses the science and makes psychology a useful tool for everyone.  


Durvasula is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in Santa Monica, California and an award-winning professor of psychology at California State University, Los Angeles. She is the author of Should I Stay or Should I Go: Surviving A Relationship with a Narcissist as well as You Are WHY You Eat: Change Your Food Attitude, Change Your Life with the accompanying iPhone app. Durvasula was the co-host of Oxygen’s series “My Shopping Addiction” and therapist on Bravo’s “THINtervention,” and has been featured on nearly every major television network, radio, print, and internet media. As a professor, clinician, researcher, author, commentator, and mother, Durvasula brings an authentic, honest and informed opinion to issues, big and small, that affect us all. Visit her website.