Dilice Robertson, DNP, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC

Lecturer in Nursing

email: dilice.robertson@yale.edu

phone: 203-737-1710
fax: 203-785-6455


Dr. Dilice Robertson is a Lecturer in the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner specialty and GEPN program. She received her MSN from Yale University School of Nursing and earned a DNP from Fairfield University. Dr. Robertson is a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) and has extensive background in child and adolescent psychiatry with a Clinical Nurse Specialist certification and lifespan psychiatric experience as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She has mentored and precepted for students in undergraduate and graduate programs in nursing. 

Dr. Robertson co-teaches the psychiatric-mental health course in the GEPN program, teaches the child/adolescent and adult-psych clinical seminars as well as coordinates the clinical placements as Preceptor Liaison for MSN students in the PMH program. 

Research Interests/Clinical Practice

Research Interests

Dr. Robertson’s DNP scholarly project’s focus was on dually addressing trauma and substance use to decrease rates of relapse while healing trauma. Her other research interests include trauma and resilience in youth, social-emotional supports in schools to improve academic success in youth and as well as global mental health service access across communities.

Clinical Practice

Dr. Robertson has a private psychotherapy and psychopharmacology practice in Woodbridge, CT with a specialization in pediatric populations in addition to lifespan population. Additionally, she moonlights at Yale New Haven Hospital’s inpatient psychiatric service. 

Selected Presentations

Use of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing with Co-Occurring PTSD and substance Use: A Case Study. EMDRIA Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA. August 2015.

Expert panelist-New Haven Town Hall Panel Discussion on PTSD and Complex Urban Trauma. New Haven, CT June 2018.