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Robert Umlauf, PHD, ABPP

ROBERT UMLAUF, PHD, ABPP, is a licensed clinical psychologist with advanced board certification in rehabilitation psychology and a Founding Fellow of the American College of Advanced Practice Psychologists. He has over 30 years of direct clinical experience in working with clients with chronic pain, and has also worked in a wide variety of medical/rehabilitation settings. Dr. Umlauf is currently in private practice and consultation, focused on optimizing health and healthy living. He has been on the faculty the University of Washington, University of California San Diego, and Georgetown University, where he taught several diverse courses such as neuropsychology, doctor-patient relationships, and biofeedback.


Dr. Umlauf earned his MA and PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia and his BS in Psychology from the University of Washington. He has published 25 peer-reviewed articles, in addition to dozens of papers, professional presentations, workshops, and book chapters. He is dedicated to providing accurate and timely information that is informed by appropriate research and clinically relevant experience. In addition, Dr. Umlauf has experience working with people who have addictions and he is passionate about teaching skills to people living with chronic pain so they can avoid the trap of opiate abuse.