IWU offers one of the very few Pre-Art Therapy undergraduate programs in the entire United States. In this program you will get some of the very best of both our Fine Art program and our Psychology program. This will give you both practical and theoretical foundations for any art therapy grad school in the nation, and for a meaningful practice of your own.

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Betsye Robinette; MA, PhD Professor; Psychology betsye.robinette@indwes.edu Department - Psychology Division - Behavioral Science


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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