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Welcome to the Robins’ Nest Counseling and Wellness Centers website!

We are excited to have a forum in which to share information regarding our practice and wide range of clinical services. In addition, you’ll see frequent updates with our blog. This blog will contain information about our practice as well as useful resources and articles related to wellness and behavioral health. Stay tuned for more to come!

July is Minority Mental Health Month

Did you know that July is Minority Mental Health Month? Regardless of one’s race, gender, or family history, anyone has the potential to be affected by a mental health condition.  However, access to mental health treatment can be more difficult for certain populations based on their identity as well as ethnic and financial backgrounds. In […]


Men’s Health Month

Each June Americans observe Men’s Health Month, a nationwide campaign aiming to promote men’s health and raise awareness of health issues that are increasingly important to males everywhere. Many health conditions can happen to both men and women alike, but unfortunately some illnesses are more prevalent with one sex than the other. On average, one […]


Talking With Children of Different Ages After a Traumatic Event

Children and youth of all ages can be affected in the aftermath of a traumatic event. Whether they were directly affected by the event or have just been exposed to it on TV or the internet, they may often find it difficult to cope with their emotions, particularly if they have never been exposed to […]


Helping Local Veterans During PTSD Awareness Month

The National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder has designated June as PTSD Awareness Month to help increase awareness of the disorder and educate the public on trauma and PTSD. PTSD is a clinical disorder than can result from exposure to a traumatic event in which fear and other negative emotions do not go away over a period […]


How to Differentiate Between Typical Teen Behavior and A Warning Sign

As most individuals can attest to, being a teenager is hard. Teens are often under stress because of academics, friendships, and pressure at home, and can often feel worried and possibly frustrated. While these emotions are normal reactions to the pressures of teenage life, it is important to watch out for more severe signs that […]


Seven Skills to Help a Friend in Need

You don’t have to be a mental health professional to help someone in your life that may be struggling. In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, vow to learn how you can support a friend in need during a difficult time in their life. By exhibiting these seven simple skills, you can improve your confidence […]


National Prevention Week

The week of May 14th is National Prevention Week in Gloucester County. National Prevention Week is an annual observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, substance abuse and mental health. It is held each year during the third week of May, near the start of summer, an important time for schools, communities, […]


Recognizing Mental Health Struggles in Women

Each May, Americans join together in observing Mental Health Awareness Month, a nationwide campaign whose purpose is to raise awareness and educate the public about mental illnesses, the realities of living with these conditions, and strategies for attaining mental health and wellness. On average, one in 5 Americans is affected by mental health conditions including […]


Ways to Make Your Family Dinner Nutritious & Delicious

Did you know March is National Nutrition Month?  For many families, nutrition is a top priority at the dinner table. Parents worry about whether or not they’re serving enough vegetables, fruits, and whole grains, as well as whether the kids are eating enough to maintain a balanced diet.   What’s on the plate, and how much […]


Recognizing A Loved One’s Gambling Problem

New Jersey is no stranger to gambling and has a long history of gaming as the state historically has been more permissive and less restrictive with their laws than most others in the country. Having the ability to game legally makes for the likelihood that more people will try it socially. Typically with all addictions, […]