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Meet Our Founder

Founder

Robin Joseph-Quigley, LPC

Robin Joseph-Quigley has worked as a mental health therapist in Northern Virginia for over 15 years. She began her career providing individual and group therapy services to adolescents living in residential treatment facilities and transition age youth involved in the criminal justice system. She later began working for Arlington County Behavioral Healthcare Division, where she developed the E.D.G.E. Program, a comprehensive independent living skills program for young adults living with serious mental illness. This program was designed to support cognitive restructuring and behavior modification; her solution focused approach encouraged skill development and improved community integration among participates. In 2019, Robin founded Turning Point Wellness and Counseling Services, the goal of our practice is to help clients explore lifestyle factors impacting their mental and physical health. Robin is also the Assistant Director of Clinical Services for Counseling and Psychological Services at George Mason University. 

Throughout her career, Robin has worked with hundreds of school age students, (middle school through high school,) transition age youth (17 1/2 years old- 27 years of age) and older adults (27 & up). Her strengths-based approach contributes to the development of social connectedness, emotional stability and academic success for all of her clients.  She has experience providing counseling services to individuals with a wide variety of mental health concerns including, but not limited to social skill development, communication issues, behavior management, life transitions, grief and loss.  Robin's treatment methodologies have been effective for individuals diagnosed with mood disorders, personality disorders, psychotic disorders and autism spectrum disorders. Robin also has extensive knowledge and experience facilitating psycho-educational groups, dialectical behavioral therapy groups (DBT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) groups, expressive art classes and stress management groups. 

Robin received a full athletic scholarship for volleyball from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where she received her BA in Psychology. She obtained a Master's Degree in Community Counseling from The George Washington University, graduating at the top of her class, receiving the Outstanding Master's Student Award. 

Helping clients strengthen resilience and develop healthy coping skills are essential components of overall health and wellness.  Robin's holistic approach helps clients explore past experiences, enhance personal development and increase positive connections with others.   

Credentials: Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Virginia and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC).  

 

Areas of Expertise: Relationship Issues & Communication, Depression, Anxiety, Life Changes/Transitions, Identity Development, Stress Management, Student Athletes/Performance Anxiety and Grief and Loss. 

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