Does Mental Health Counseling Work?

Dr. Robyn Gobin discusses the benefits of seeking mental health counseling. Important information covered in this episode includes the different types of mental health service providers, some considerations when choosing a provider, and where one can look to find mental health service providers.

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Robyn L. Gobin, PhD

Robyn L. Gobin, Ph.D is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor who specializes in interpersonal trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and women’s mental health in marginalized populations. Dr. Gobin earned her Ph.D. from the University of Oregon, and she has trained at the National Center for PTSD at the VA Boston Healthcare System, Brown University, and the San Diego VA. Her research focuses on reducing mental health stigma, understanding the cultural context of trauma survivorship, and alleviating the mental health effects trauma by developing and testing novel interventions. In her clinical practice, Gobin integrates mindfulness and acceptance-based therapies with evidence-based treatments for PTSD to promote healing among women and marginalized groups.