Matthew A. Robinson, PhD

Matthew A. Robinson, PhD

McLean Hospital Title
Harvard Medical School Title
  • Instructor in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry


Matthew A. Robinson, PhD, is program director of the McLean Hospital’s Trauma Continuum of Care at the Hill Center 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
Board Certifications:
  • 2015 Licensed Psychologist, B​o​a​r​d​ ​o​f​ ​R​e​g​i​s​t​r​a​t​i​o​n​ ​o​f​ ​P​s​y​c​h​o​l​o​g​i​s​t​s, Commonwealth of Massachusetts


Phone: 617.855.2304
Office Address: Belmont campus - Admissions Building, Room 352