Shelley Robbins, Group Facilitator
Shelley Robbins earned her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from West Chester University and a Masters of Science in Nursing with a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner concentration from Gwynedd-Mercy University. She is currently pursuing a certification in Grief Counseling from The American Academy of Grief Counseling and is also working towards her Certification in Thanatology (Death, Dying and Bereavement) through the Association for Death Education and counseling (ADEC). She has worked exclusively in the field of Pediatrics her entire nursing career, specifically helping families and children navigate life through on-going medical crises and trauma. She has worked in various nursing settings for more than 20 years including in-patient pediatric oncology and trauma/rehabilitation units, primary-care office settings, hospice, and home care nursing services. She also served as faculty in the Nursing Department at Eastern University.
It was through these years of working directly with families, that her love of helping people find hope and beauty amidst crisis, began to flourish. In these compassionate, dynamic relationships, she utilized a deep sense of empathy and understanding to assist people to find the resiliency to forge through their situations of grief and loss. Shelley specifically found a passion for working with End of Life care during her days as an oncology and hospice nurse, helping her to find her way as a volunteer to The Center for Loss and Bereavement. She has been so fortunate to become a part of the staff at the Center, working as a group facilitator at Nello’s Corner/Camp Millie and helping with program coordination. She brings a unique Nursing specialty to the Center…weaving medical knowledge, End of Life care and the ability to psychosocially support children and families to find light and love again, through the murkiness of loss and grief. She sincerely looks forward to working with individuals who have found their way to the Center, collaboratively helping them to live to their fullest potential and authentic selves.
Contact Shelley at 610-222-4110 ext.117 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org