Meet Our Founder
Robin Joseph NCC, LPC
Robin Joseph has worked as a mental health therapist in Northern Virginia for over 10 years. She began her counseling career providing individual and group counseling services to adolescents involved in the criminal justice system and living in residential treatment facilities. Robin specialized in curriculum development designed to elicit cognitive restructuring and behavior modification; her solution focused approach encouraged skill development and improved community integration. She later began working for Arlington County Behavioral Healthcare Division where she developed a comprehensive independent living skills program for young adults living with serious mental illness, before opening up her own practice. Her extensive knowledge and experience includes: facilitating psycho-educational groups such as: anger management, dialectical behavioral therapy groups (DBT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) workshops, expressive art classes and stress management groups.
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 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. Robin graduated top of her class and received the Outstanding Master's Student Award.
Robin is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Virginia and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). 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.