Carl Robinson, Ph.D., Managing Principal of Advanced Leadership Consulting. Carl is a business psychologist who for over 30 years has been focusing on the development of high performance leaders. Dr. Robinson has a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Relations and Organizational Behavior from the University of San Francisco and, a Masters in Counseling Psychology from Vermont College. He earned his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies where he studied both Eastern and Western Psychology and Religion. His dissertation research investigated factors that influence creative thinking. His clients range from early stage to public traded companies including major research institutes and universities run by people who are very intelligent, creative and often very impatient.