About Robin Shearer
Robin L. Shearer, M.A. M.P.H., R.N., M.F.T
Robin, a licensed marriage and family therapist, together with her psychologist husband Bill own and direct Alternative Group, Inc., a Redlands organization that provides counseling services, mediation, and organizational training and development services. Robin and Bill have for many years been involved eating disorder treatment, anxiety disorder treatment, communication skills training and conflict resolution and mediation.
Robin is widely known in the treatment of anorexia nervosa and bulimia, as well as anxiety disorders. Robin first worked with eating disorders as a school nurse in the Tustin schools, then joined Bill in his eating disorder order work in Redlands, California.
For the past 18 years, Robin has worked with hundred of women and teens suffering from eating disorders. She facilitates a variety of group therapy experiences targeting various aspects of eating disorders. She has conducted weekend workshops and has designed several college and university eating disorder classes. She has worked extensively in area schools with eating disorder prevention.
Robin also teaches Couple Communication Skills and has been trained in Imago Relationship Therapy. She works extensively with healing relationship wounds, divorce recovery and couple conflict resolution. Her particular interest is promoting healthy parenting and helping conflicted (divorced or divorcing) couples work out parenting plans that safeguard their children while promoting child health and well-being. She has been a college instructor and is frequently involved in public presentations and seminars.
Robin has a bachelor of science degree in nursing and a master of public health degree from Loma Linda University. She also holds a master of arts degree in psychology with an emphasis on marriage and family counseling from Chapman University.
The Shearers live in the San Bernardino Mountains together with three cats and Dalmatians "Buddy" and “Charli.” besides being regularly involved in agility competition with Buddy, Robin has also competed in dressage for a number of years.