Addictions Counseling is a program that will help you understand the biological, psychological, social and spiritual aspects of addiction and recovery. Our faculty members are committed to providing you with a learning experience that will take you beyond basic educational theory to innovative evidence-based practices. They are experienced practitioners prepared to unfold the connection between theory, research and practice.

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Betsye Robinette; MA, PhD Professor; Psychology betsye.robinette@indwes.edu


Dr. Robinette is a professor of Psychology. She was trained and practiced as both a clinical psychologist and as a school psychologist. She is a native Tennessean and has a wonderful 17-year-old son, David.

Educational Background:

  • B.S., 1982, Virginia Tech
  • M.A., 1984, Wheaton College
  • Ph.D., 1993, University of Tennessee


Dr. Robinette is actively involved in researching issues involving early childhood attachment, faith development and emotional intelligence. She researches and presents original research yearly at annual national conventions for other psychologists, academicians and other mental health professionals.

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