Kathy Robinson

Associate Professor of Counseling
Clinical Coordinator
Department of Counseling


  • B.S., Liberty University, 2003
  • M.S., Mercer University, 2005
  • Ph.D., Auburn University, 2010

Dr. Kathy Robinson holds a doctorate in Counselor Education from Auburn University, Auburn Alabama and is currently an associate professor in the Counseling Department at Mercer University. She is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Georgia and also holds a Georgia School Counselor certificate for grades P-12. In addition to teaching, Dr. Robinson is a practicing mental health clinician in the Atlanta area with more than 15 years of experience working with adolescents and adults in resolving a range of developmental, behavioral, social, crisis, and educational challenges.

Dr. Robinson’s primary research and advocacy focus is in suicidology. She is a National Master Trainer for QPR Gatekeeper Instructor. Dr. Robinson has also developed and teaches a course in Suicidology for master’s students in the counseling programs. She is an active member of the Licensed Professional Counseling Association of Georgia.


Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) Georgia, Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor (CPCS)

Courses taught

Practicum, Internship, Ethics and Suicidology

Area of specialization


Research or professional interests

Primary research and advocacy focus is in suicidology

Contact Dr. Robinson

Atlanta Administration and Conference Center
Room 388