2023 Taylor Fellow
Ty Robinson, Ed.M. Ty Robinson’s (He/Him) research focuses on examining the impacts racism and discrimination have on the physical and mental health of the Black LGBTQ+ community. Another area of his research focuses on the health outcomes and health behaviors of the overall Black community. Through his research, activism, and clinical work, Ty aims to address health disparities that disproportionally affect his community and promote culturally affirming mental health treatment, access, and education. Clinically, Ty is interested in community health and is currently an APA-MFP MHSAS predoctoral fellow, focusing his training on providing behavioral health services and developing policies for racial and ethnic minority communities. He is a second-year counseling and health psychology student at the University of Houston working alongside Dr. Nathan Grant Smith and is SPSSI’s 2023 Taylor Fellow. Before attending the University of Houston, Ty earned his Ed.M. in counseling with a specialization in sport psychology at Boston University and his B.A. in psychology at the University of North Texas.