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Mona Robbins, PhD

Patient Support Professional
Assistant Professor
UT Southwestern
Comprehensive Adult Sickle Cell
2201 Inwood Road
3rd Floor, Suite 500
Dallas, Texas, United States

Dr. Mona Robbins is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and the Licensed Psychologist for the UT Southwestern Comprehensive Adult Sickle Cell Disease Program. Her expertise is based in an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Howard University and a doctoral degree in Clinical/Community Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her additional post-doctoral fellowship in Pediatric Psychology at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas has aided in her developmental understanding of psychological factors that impact medical condition management.

Dr. Robbins developed a program of Psychological Services for adult patients with sickle cell disease from the transition point of young to later adulthood. Health and behavior evaluations and interventions are provided across both outpatient and inpatient settings with a focus on a variety of dynamics that impact functioning and health promotion such as:

– Adherence to Medical Regimen
– Coping Skill Development
– Mental Health Wellness
– Pain and Stress Management
– Premature Mortality
– Quality of Life Enhancement
– Sociocultural Influences


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