Ericka Goodwin, MD, DFAPA

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Dr. Ericka Goodwin is an ABMS board certified psychiatrist, a bestselling author, and a top-rated speaker. She is Harvard-trained, a graduate of Spelman College, and she has spent most of her career as a traveling psychiatrist. She is based in Atlanta, Georgia and passionately believes everyone has a right to good mental health.


  • Spelman College, BS
  • Emory University School of Medicine, MD
  • Morehouse School of Medicine, Residency
  • Harvard University, Fellowship


  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology – Psychiatry
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology – Child & Psychiatry
  • Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (DFAPA)

Professional Accomplishments

  • Creator of the podcast “Better with Dr. Ericka
  • Author of “Fix Your Fairytale: A Woman’s Guide to a Great Life, Love, and Legacy”
  • Selected as the 2003 Jeanne Spurlock Congressional Fellow