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Dave Robinson

Dave Robinson, PhD

Professor, Director MFT Program

Curriculum Vitae


Dave Robinson, PhD, LMFT is the Director of the Marriage and Family Therapy Program at Utah State University. He worked for 14 years in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center as a Behavioral Health Faculty Member. He is passionate about medical family therapy and really enjoys training students to work in medical settings. His research interests include collaborative health care, community-based participatory research, sex therapy, rural mental health, physician/patient relationships, and distance therapy. In his free time he enjoys skiing (water and snow), hiking, traveling and hanging out with his wife, Jamie, and five children.


  • PhD, Brigham Young University, Marriage and Family Therapy, 1999
  • MS, University of Nebraska, Marriage and Family Therapy, 1996
  • BS, Brigham Young University, Psychology, 1994

Research Interests

My main research interests are community-based participatory research, rural mental health, medical family therapy, distance deliverer of mental health services.