Matthew A. Robinson, PhD
Director, Outpatient Trauma Clinic, Adult Outpatient Services
Research Psychologist, Dissociative Disorders and Trauma Research Program
- Instructor in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry
Matthew A. Robinson, PhD, is co-director of the Outpatient Trauma Clinic in the Adult Outpatient Services at McLean Hospital and an instructor in psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He provides individual, group, and couples treatment for trauma and dissociative disorders.
As a member of the Dissociative Disorders and Trauma Research Program, Dr. Robinson collaborates on grant-funded, cutting-edge research. He is a co-investigator on grants aimed at understanding the neurobiological and genetic underpinnings of trauma and dissociative disorders and how genetic/epigenetic and neurobiological markers might help predict treatment outcomes. He received the inaugural McLean Trauma Initiative Fellowship to investigate stigma and other barriers to seeking mental health treatment among uniformed personnel. He also focuses his research on marginalized and stigmatized groups such as the LGBTQ community. Dr. Robinson completed his doctoral training at Teachers College at Columbia University and a post-doctoral fellowship at VA Boston Healthcare System.
Education & Training
- 2008 BS, Marquette University
- 2010 MS in Counseling Psychology, University of Kansas
- 2014, MPhil in Counseling Psychology, Teachers College Columbia University
- 2014 PhD in Counseling Psychology, Teachers College Columbia University
- 2014-2015 Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology, VA Boston Healthcare System
- 2015 Licensed Psychologist, Board of Registration of Psychologists, Commonwealth of Massachusetts