Robin Shapiro, LICSW
Psychotherapist, Clinical Consultant, Writer, & Trainer
Robin Shapiro is known for her clear, accessible, and practical style in writing, teaching, and clinical consultation. Robin has used ego state therapy for over 36 years. She is the author/editor of five books covering multiple modes of clinical treatments. She is in high demand as a consultant, workshop presenter and conference speaker on the issues of healing trauma, dissociation, attachment issues, anxiety, depression, sexual and relationship issues.
A psychotherapist since 1981, she has expertise in EMDR, ego state, somatic, relational, attachment-focused, and many other therapies. She is skilled at synthesizing diverse therapy modalities and explaining how to use them, simply, and often entertainingly, to other therapists. Her passion is helping psychotherapists understand and effectively treat their clients.
Robin Shapiro is a practical, clear, and entertaining speaker, who is responsive to questions and the needs of the participants. She often has participants role-play especially difficult clients, in order to show methods of dealing with dissociative defenses in therapy sessions.