Dr. Marva Robinson, PhD is a licensed Clinical Psychologist practicing in St. Louis, Missouri. She completed her master’s and doctoral studies in Clinical Psychology at Nova Southeastern University where she graduated with a specialization in Forensics and a focus in Child, Adolescent and Family Psychology.
Dr. Marva Robinson currently serves as the Past President of the St. Louis Chapter of The Association of Black Psychologist, an organization focused on addressing the mental health needs of people of the African Diaspora. She also works with the respected Better Family Life organization as a clinician in their gun violence de-escalation program.
Dr. Robinson started her private practice Preston & Associates Psychology Firm, LLC in 2013 so she could have the freedom to reach families where they are. She has worked with her colleagues in St. Louis Association of Black Psychologists to address the acute crisis needs of the Ferguson and greater St. Louis community. Her recent work to help address the pain of her community led her to become a respected clinician in her field.
Dr. Robinson has conducted workshops in an effort to help prepare her colleagues for addressing community trauma. Her recent trainings have been held for the Missouri Psychiatric Association, Washington University Clinical Psychology Graduate School, and the St. Louis Veteran’s Affairs. A repeat guest on MSNBC and NPR, Dr. Robinson shares her insight on the role of a clinician during community turmoil. She is currently working in St. Louis, Missouri full –time with veterans in addition to recently joining the adjunct professor staff at Webster University.
November 19, 2022