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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!

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, creating and open space to discuss important facets of this critical public health issue that affects individuals of all demographics. Suicide is a rising mental health issue across the United States, being the 10th leading cause of death in 2015 in the US, and the second leading cause […]


4 Tips to Manage Back to School Stress

Whether you are a parent, student, caregiver, or teacher, the first day of school always brings happiness, excitement, and unfortunately, some added stress.  You finally feel adjusted to your summer routine, only to have it turned upside down when that alarm goes off on the first day. While the stressful elements of a new school […]


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 […]