People Robyn Branca Robyn Branca Assistant Professor of Psychology Robyn Branca, Ph.D., is an Associate professor of Psychology at Carson-Newman University. She teaches courses in Counseling Theories, Abnormal Psychology, Health Psychology, and Forensic Psychology. Her research interests include the emotional impact of COVID, health psychology, women’s issues, and college student health. Dr. Branca is also a licensed practicing psychologist. She has a large private practice with Performance Medicine in Knoxville, Fountain City, Kingsport, Johnson City and Bristol. She specializes in depression, anxiety, weight loss and life transitions.