Dr. Shannon Robinson earned her Ph.D. in Counselling Psychology for Psychology Specialists from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto. She is a licensed Psychologist registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario, with a focus on Clinical and Counselling Psychology. Before joining Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores), Dr. Robinson worked as a member of the Ryerson University Counselling Centre and in private practice. At Ontario Shores, Dr. Robinson provides diagnostic clarification and treatment (individual and group therapy) to patients in the Outpatient Program. Dr. Robinson’s research interests have included exploring the comorbidity between eating and substance use disorders. Her current clinical focus is on both, the development of standardized assessment protocols and the design and implementation of evidence-based treatment programs (including CBT, DBT and MI) for individuals with severe Axis I disorders and/or personality disorders.
Piran, N., & Robinson, S.R. (2011). Examining patterns of association between eating disordered behaviors and substance use in two different non-clinical samples: A university and a community based sample. Journal of Health Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1359105311398681
Piran, N., Robinson, S.R. & Cormier, H. C. (2007). Disordered eating behaviors and substance use in women: A comparison of perceived adverse consequences. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment & Prevention, 15(5), 391-403.
Piran, N., & Robinson, S.R. (2006). Associations between disordered eating behaviors and licit and illicit substance use and abuse in a university sample. Addictive Behaviors, 31, 1761-1775.
Piran, N., & Robinson, S.R. (2006). The Association between disordered eating and substance use and abuse in women: A community-based investigation. Women & Health, 44(1), 1-20.