Katie Robbins is a child and family clinical psychologist in the Upper Valley of NH/VT specializing in social-emotional-behavioral difficulties, parent-child relationships, school psychology, and health psychology. She has worked as a researcher, clinician, and college professor. For part of her professional practice she spends time in schools providing consultation, assessment, and counseling services for students with learning difficulties, which often include difficulty with reading. She earned her A.B. at Dartmouth College and her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
In the Upper Valley she has served on the Board of Directors for Hampshire Cooperative Nursery School and for Crossroads Academy and as the parent representative for Hanover High School’s faculty Curriculum Committee. She also was a six-year Board member of Youth-in-Action, a nonprofit organization that provides local high school students opportunities to engage in community service. Currently she serves as a Director for the NH Psychological Association and as Chair of its Public Relations committee. She is also NH volunteer coordinator for the national American Psychological Association’s Public Education Campaign. In those capacities she works with partners around the state and U.S. to spread public and professional awareness and engage in conversation about mental health needs and services.
Katie and her husband have lived in the Upper Valley for over twenty years, where they raised their two daughters. She loves many activities, including hiking, swimming, running, snowshoeing, travel, tending to the family animals—and of course reading. She’s a regular local library user and always gets a thrill when checking out a new plastic-protected hardback library book!