completed her undergraduate work in French at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and her graduate studies at the University of North Carolina Greensboro. Robin holds a PhD in Counseling and Counselor Education, an EdS in Gerontological Counseling, and a MS in Community Agency Counseling (clinical mental health counseling). Robin is also a Licensed Professional Counselor (NC) and a certified Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical Specialist. Having spent most of her professional career in academia, Robin is a retired Professor in the Department of Counseling at North Carolina A&T State University. Robin’s current interests include best practices in working with families living with chronic disease and developmental disabilities and with clients navigating natural decline and loss associated with later life. In particular, Robin is focused upon research protocols which may bridge the historical bifurcation of theology and psychology. Robin and her husband, Allen, live in Asheboro, NC, and are members of First United Methodist Church. They have three sons, eight grandchildren, and one very handsome English Bulldog, Captain.