Robin's private psychotherapy practice spans over 20 years in Marin County, where she also teaches and Chairs the Counseling Psychology Dept. at Dominican University of California, training masters level students aspiring to be licensed psychotherapists.
Robin offers Individual and Couples psychotherapy sessions that center on the personal issues that show up in relationships where we get caught in freeze, fight, or flight reactions. Friendships, colleagues, family, and intimate partners are our best mirrors leading to effective personal work in therapy and Robin utilizes Client-Centered Listening, Narrative Therapy, Guided Imagery, and Focusing to examine and shift patterns and reactions. She also utilizes EMDR therapy for trauma recovery and performance enhancement. Additionally, Robin is a well known Group Psychotherapist specializing in mindfulness groups and is a trained facilitator in Rothberg's Working with the Judgmental Mind. In her free time, she contributes research to the international Center for Contemplative Research.
Robin's education includes a BA in Psychology, M.Div. in Theology, and Ph.D. in East-West Psychology. She is a Board Certified and Licensed Marriage, Family Therapist, MFT 23345; Board Certified and Registered Hypnotherapist, 2677; Member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) International Association.