**PROSPECTIVE CLIENTS: PLEASE NOTE THAT I AM NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW THERAPY CLIENTS. PLEASE CHECK BACK IN JUNE 2019.**

If you're in search of an energetic, mindful, articulate therapist who is going to both challenge and nurture you while collaborating with you on treatment goals, you've come to the right place. Empowerment is a major value of Rebecca's, both personally and professionally, and it's one that she imparts on her clients. She works with clients in therapy to process emotions and prior memories or feelings, and also to practice the skills necessary to handle future situations in a way that feels right for them. This means meeting the clients "where they are at," in terms of what is realistic for them to start doing on a day-to-day basis. And in order to do that, she needs to get a good read on clients, their problems, and their strengths in order to create a realistic therapeutic framework that's useful for all involved. She enjoys challenging cases and situations, and while she is known to push clients, she is also known for offering them positive, nonjudgmental unconditional regard. She appreciates all of the light and insight each client brings into their sessions. She chooses to work from a strengths-based, person-centered perspective while borrowing occasional interventions from other schools of thought (psychoanalysis, motivational interviewing, behaviorism, EMDR, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy, to name a few).

 Populations with whom Rebecca specializes: Those with crippling anxiety/depression, those recovering from various types of trauma, first responders, and those who may have blocked out entire chunks of their lives or feel like different parts of themselves take control depending on the moment. This is called dissociation and is often a result of some sort of trauma. Rebecca has also worked successfully with survivors of religious trauma/persecution or those recovering from lives spent in religious cults.

Rebecca is an active member of EMDRIA (EMDR International Association) and the American Counseling Association. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2010 from Newbury College, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude, before going on to The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (now William James College), where she earned a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2012. During undergraduate study, Rebecca interned at the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center. During graduate study, she worked extensively with children and families on an in-home and outpatient basis; afterwards Rebecca worked as a mental health crisis clinician to both children and adults in the Springfield area before returning to her home state of CT for more crisis work. She is currently working to build a welcoming, holistic practice where clients are an active part of their treatment process. If this sounds like you, give us a call and set up your appointment today!

Please note that Rebecca does not work with children, couples, hoarding, those with phobias, or those actively in substance abuse or who are very recent in recovery. She does, however, have many colleagues who specialize in these areas and am happy to pass on appropriate referrals.

As of January 2018 Rebecca is officially EMDR certified and a consultant-in-training for EMDR therapists who are working towards certification. She is also accepting new coaching clients and new supervisees seeking clinical supervision towards LPC licensure.

Currently accepting private pay, out-of-network, Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, and Husky.

To get into contact with Rebecca directly, please email her at either RTCounselingLLC@gmail.com or Rebecca@mhccholistichealth.hush.com. She often has a backlog of phone calls/voicemails due to being in session all day, and therefore it may be several days before she is able to return a phone call. Email is the easiest and quickest way to get in touch with Rebecca directly.

**PROSPECTIVE CLIENTS: PLEASE NOTE THAT I AM NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW THERAPY CLIENTS. PLEASE CHECK BACK IN JUNE 2019.**

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