Julianna M Robinson

Associate Professor & Department Chair

Areas of Focus: Child and Adolescent, Family, Supervision, Advanced Counseling Skills, Group

Contact Information

Office #332

Phone: 847-969-4970

Email: jmrobinson@argosy.edu

Degrees

  • PhD., Counselor Education and Supervision, University of North Texas, 2001.
  • MSEd., Counseling, Western Illinois University, 1995.
  • MS., Biochemistry, Western Illinois University, 1992.
  • BA., Biology and Chemistry, Monmouth College, 1990.

Biography

Dr. Julie Robinson’s doctorate in Counselor Education is from the University of North Texas where she specialized in play therapy under Dr. Garry Landreth, a world renowned play therapist. She has been teaching in Counselor Education programs since 2000. Dr. Robinson, is currently the Department Chair for the Counselor Education Department at Argosy University Schaumburg. In 2007 Dr. Robinson received the Counselor Educator of the Year Award from the Illinois Counselor Educators and Supervisors Division of the Illinois Counseling Association (ICA). Most recently Dr Robinson received the Mentor of the Year Award from the North Central Association for Counselor Educators and Supervisors. Dr Robinson has served as a play therapist on the Children’s Diabetes team in NewCastle England, directed a Children’s Hospice Program in Cheyenne, Wyoming, and had a private practice in Illinois. Dr. Robinson’s research interests include play therapy with chronically and terminally ill children, and counselor education training.

Memberships

  • American Counseling Association (ACA)
  • Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES)
  • North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NCACES)
  • Illinois Counseling Association (ICA)

Selected Publications

Robinson, J., Jencius, M. (2010). The healing power of play.  Counseling Today , 53(5), 22-23.

Robinson, J., Landreth, G., & Packman, J. (2007). Fifth grade students as emotional helpers with kindergarten children, using play therapy procedures and skills.  International Journal Of Play Therapy, 16(1),20-35.

Recent Presentations

Robinson, J. (2013). Ethical Decision Making for Those Working With Minor Clients Presented to Aurora Family Counseling Services

Robinson, J. (2013). The Three Hats of Clinical Supervision Presented to Aurora Family Counseling Services

Robinson, J. (2012). Looking Through the Eyes of Children:  Toys are Their Words, Play is Their Language Pre-Conference Workshop presented to Illinois Counseling Association

Robinson, J. (2012). Multimodal Instructional Design: Integrating Differentiated Learning and Cognitive Styles for Counselor Educators in a Changing Educational Environment Roundtable Presentation for North Central Association for Counselor Educators and Supervisors Conference

Julianna M. Robinson