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Department of Psychiatry Faculty

Elizabeth A.R. Robinson, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone: 734-232-0290
Fax: 734-998-7992
Email: earrobin@umich.edu

Primary Programs/Services:
Substance Abuse

Education:

  • University of Michigan, Ph.D., 1990
  • University of Michigan, MSW, 1986
  • University of Michigan, MPH, 1974
  • University of Maryland, BA, 1968

Clinical Interest:

  • Treatment of alcohol and substance use disorders, including cases with co-morbidity with other psychiatric disorders
  • Using meditation in recovery from substance use disorders, depression, PTSD, and other psychiatric disorders
  • Therapeutic alliance

Research Interest:

  • Treatment of alcohol and substance use disorders
  • Role of spirituality & religion in recovery from such disorders
  • Meditation’s impact on recovery from substance use disorders, depression, PTSD, and other psychiatric disorders; types of meditation useful in those contexts

Academic Appointment:

  • Research Assistant Professor

Recent or Representative Publications:

  • Robinson, E.A.R., Cranford, J.A., Webb, J.R., & Brower, K.J. (2007). Six-Month Changes in Spirituality, Religiousness, and Heavy Drinking in a Treatment-Seeking Sample. Journal of Studies on Alcohol & Drugs, 68 (2), 282-290.
  • Webb, J. R., Robinson, E.A.R., Brower, K.J. & Zucker, R.A. (2006). Forgiveness and alcohol problems among people entering substance abuse treatment. Journal of Addictive Diseases, 25 (3), 55-67.

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Elizabeth A. R. Robinson Ph.D. Biosketch