Nina Westbrook is a trained marriage and family therapist and the founder of Bene, a digital platform offering wellness workshops and inspiration to help you embrace self-care, personal growth, and learning. Nina is also a mom of 3 and the wife of NBA all star Russell Westbrook. This conversation unpacks how Nina navigates change, her perspective on modern self-care, and her best advice for sustaining mental health.
Behind Her Brilliance: Her Parents
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NINA WESTBROOK | Marriage and Family Therapist
Nina is a devoted mother of three children, Noah, and twins, Skye and Jordyn, and married to NBA All-Star, Russell Westbrook. When not spending time with her family, Nina can be found following her passion to serve her community as a trained Marriage and Family Therapist. Nina is an experienced keynote speaker who shares her unique perspective on mental health and wellness, marriage and family, female entrepreneurship, and small business owners.
She remains passionate about erasing the mental health stigma and regularly calls on her knowledge and understanding to support others on their journey towards physical and emotional wellness. Nina’s refreshingly candid insight on the topics of mental health and the importance of personal and interpersonal growth are regularly highlighted by trusted outlets nationwide, including the New York Times, BET, Goop, TED, Good Housekeeping, and ABC13.
Nina’s early days in California
Nina’s educational pursuit and early professional journey
How mindfulness informs Nina’s approach to parenting and life
Nina’s take on the state of the mental health space
Nina’s perspective on grief and its various forms
Nina’s perspective on redefining self-care
And much more!
STUFF MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE
Bene on Instagram (benexnina)
The Language of Emotions by Karla McLaren (Nina’s book pick)
How to Do the Work by Dr. Nicole LePera