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Robin Sansing

Director of Wellness
Clinical Assistant Professor

Robin Sansing


Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building

Room 335-A

325 Pittsboro Street

Campus Box 3550

Chapel Hill, NC @7599

O: 919-962-4372

Robin L. Sansing, MSW, LCSW, is an clinical assistant professor at the UNC School of Social Work. She is an instructor and advisor in the Community, Management and Policy Practice (CMPP) specialization and oversees CMPP internships for the Field Education Office. Robin has been appointed as the School’s inaugural director of wellness and serves as chair of the wellness committee. She is a co-founder of Mindful UNC and is a resilience coach for the Carolina Collaborative for Resilience. Her areas of interest, along with macro social work practice, include contemplative practices in higher education as well as mindful advocacy and intraorganizational social justice work. In addition to her faculty responsibilities, Robin is also an organizational development consultant and an executive coach and has a private psychotherapy practice in Chapel Hill.

Degrees and Licenses

MSW, North Carolina State University
BA, Prescott College

Primary Program

Field Education



Research and Professional Interests

Contemplative Practice in Higher Education
Supporting Trans Students in Field
Community, Management, and Policy Practice
Nonprofit Leadership/Organizational Development

Other Projects

Creating Trans-Affirming Social Work Field Placements, Lead Instructor

Mindful UNC, Steering Committee Member

Presentations, Workshops and Media

Interviewed in the online journal Field Educator

Interviewed on the podcast "Mindful Manifestations"

Co-convenor of the Contemplative Practices for 21st-Century Higher Education 2018 conference


SOWO 570

Social Work with Organizations and Communities



SOWO 770

Implementing Evidence-Informed Practice with Organizations and Communities



SOWO 820/821

Specialization Field Practicum