Robyn Drach, PhD, LP

Clinical Health Psychologist,

Robyn Drach

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Clinical Health Psychologist


Geriatric and Rehabilitation Psychology, Rush University Medical Center, 2007

PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of North Dakota, 2006

MA, Clinical Psychology, University of North Dakota, 2002

BA, Psychology, University of Cincinnati, 1999

Summary

Robyn Drach, Ph.D., is a Licensed Clinical Health Psychologist with a private practice location in the TMD, Orofacial Pain, and Dental Sleep Medicine Clinic at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. She specializes in pain, geriatric, and rehabilitation psychology. She primarily works with adults who are experiencing chronic pain or chronic health conditions.

Robyn completed her bachelor’s degree at the University of Cincinnati, in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she graduated with honors in psychology. She earned her master’s and doctoral degree from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, North Dakota in 2002 and 2006. Her research interests include chronic pain and women’s health. She completed a fellowship in Geriatric and Rehabilitation Psychology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois in 2007. After moving to Minnesota in 2007, Robyn worked as a pain psychologist at the HealthEast Pain Center prior to working with the University of Minnesota Fairview’s Pain Management Center.

Through the use of empirically validated psychological approaches for pain management, including cognitive behavioral strategies, relaxation training, biofeedback, hypnosis, mindfulness meditation, and motivational interviewing, Dr. Drach is able to help patients alleviate their pain and suffering while improving their function and quality of life.

In her spare time, Robyn is enjoying spending time with her family that includes two year old twins, and her 6 year old son. They enjoy biking, swimming, going to parks, and toddler time!