Wendy Robinson

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Wendy Robinson, Ph.D., LPC
5525 N. MacArthur Blvd., Suite 800
Irving, TX 75038
Fax: (972) 550-2584
Work Cell: (817) 609-3519
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Wendy Robinson joined the MHN MFLC team in April 2009.  She currently oversees all of the MHN MFLC teams at Fort Bragg, Fort Knox and Fort Polk.  During her time with the program, Wendy has worked with Embed, Rotational, CYB and School MFLC teams supporting the Army and Airforce.  Wendy believes being a part of the MFLC program is her way to serve our military and families that have sacrificed so much for us all.  She believes we do this by assisting with building resiliency and coping skills and strengthening families to manage the unique challenges experienced by Service members and their families.

Prior to her work with the MFLC program, Wendy worked at Providence of Texas in Dallas, Texas.  While at Providence of Texas, she was the Program Director of three mental health clinics and in-home counseling services for children and families. In addition, she was the Director of the Juvenile Detention counseling program with Dallas County serving adolescents who had penetrated the juvenile justice system.  Wendy managed a staff of 35 plus employees including psychiatrists, therapists, case managers, and office staff.  Wendy also held multiple positions with Our Friends’ Place, a therapeutic group home for girls ages 10 – 17.  She held the position of therapist and case manager, then later promoted to the Program Director.  Wendy managed a full time staff of 8 and a therapist along with a pool of PRN staff.  She was responsible for the oversight and implementation of therapeutic services for clients and their families.  She also managed and ensured all licensing requirements of a Level 1 Child Placement Agency and Texas Department of Child and Protective Services were upheld.  In addition, she specialized in play therapy working with children in the foster care system along with parents and families involved with Child Protective Services.  She also provided training to assist in development of foster parents housing children of all levels of care along with crisis intervention and de-escalation techniques.  Wendy had a private practice where she served individuals, couples, children, and families.  Wendy’s experience includes program management and development; crisis intervention; individual, play therapy, group and family treatment of developmental and behavioral disorders; depression; anxiety; and trauma.  Wendy also serves as an assistant professor of counseling.  She has taught the following courses: Orientation to Counseling, Counseling Ethics, Counseling with Children, Counseling with Adolescents, Community Counseling, Group Counseling, Counseling Theories and Techniques, Marriage and Family Counseling, Psychopathology, and Counseling Practicum and Internship.

Wendy is a Licensed Professional Counselor, who has been practicing for 16 years and supervising within the counseling field for 14 years.  Wendy earned a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision in 2014 from Texas A&M University – Commerce.  Her dissertation focused on the posttraumatic growth and professional quality of life of mental health practitioners working with the military and their families. She earned a Master’s degree in Counseling from Dallas Baptist University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from University of Texas at Dallas.

Wendy was raised in Dallas, Texas, and she is a Texan through and through.  There is no reason to move when she lives in the greatest state (and there is no lack of pride here)!  She is the proud parent of four beautiful girls and one son (who is her dog, Shiloh) and wife of an amazing man, Robert.  Wendy spends her time away from work being a cheer, soccer, softball, and basketball mom…and most importantly a taxi driver!  She loves spending time with family and friends!