Your Journey Counseling Services
Call Us at (316) 804-7240

We are located in the historic Train Depot in Newton, Kansas at: 

414 North Main, Suite 220 Newton, KS 67114. 

Finding us the first time can be tricky! Please enter the door labeled "115 East 5th" street.  Follow the signs directing you upstairs or you may take the elevator, located just beyond the stairs, on the left.   

About Us

Your Journey clinicians are experienced in working with a broad range of behavioral, emotional, and psychological issues that impact the lives of children, adolescents and families, including but not limited to:

Adjustment Issues Divorce or Parental Separation
Adoption Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Anxiety Foster Care Placement
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Grief and Loss
Autism Spectrum Disorder Kinship Care
Conduct Disorder Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Depression Reactive Attachment Disorder
Developmental Delays Serious Emotional Disturbance
Disruptive Behavior Disorder Trauma



Debbie Robinson, LSCSW, CTS-C, RPT

Debbie Robinson has worked in the mental health arena since November of 2000. Prior to entering private practice at Your Journey Counseling Services, Debbie worked as a therapist in community mental health centers in Ohio and Kansas, providing outpatient treatment to youth in the community and youth in psychiatric residential treatment facilities. Debbie has experience with children and adolescents, ranging in age from infants to young adults, living in both traditional and diverse family compositions. Before entering the mental health field,  Debbie worked in child welfare as a case worker for child protective services and with foster and adoption licensing and training agencies. She also served at-risk women in a health department. Debbie graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelors degree in Sociology and Applied Social Relations and the University of West Florida with a bachelors degree in Social Work. She obtained a masters in Social Work from the University of Kansas.

Debbie is a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker and maintains good standing with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board.  She is a Certified Trauma Specialist - Clinical, through the National Institute of Trauma and Loss in Children and is a Registered Play Therapist through the Association for Play Therapy. Debbie is a wife and mother of four children.

Marlene Ewert, LCMFT, RPT-S, CTS-C

Marlene Ewert began working as a therapist in January 2000. Her work experience prior to that was in nursing, including hospital nursing, public health nursing and working as a nurse internationally in nursing education, health development and support for national health initiatives. Marlene has a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Central Oklahoma (formerly Central State University) and a Masters of Arts in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling from Fresno Pacific University (formerly the Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary). Marlene's work experience as a therapist has included working as an outpatient therapist at Prairie View, a Community Mental Health Center, for over 10 years. Marlene also worked for the Mennonite Central Committee, living in Bangladesh with her husband and son, and providing mental health support for international workers in the region, as well as for other expatriates living and working in Bangladesh. Marlene's international experience has included living in Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Cambodia and Bangladesh.

Marlene is a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist and maintains good standing with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board.  She is a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor through the Association for Play Therapy and is a Certified Trauma Specialist - Clinical through the National Institute of Trauma and Loss in Children.