Rebecca is a Licensed Master Social Worker through the state of Texas, graduating with her Bachelor’s in Social Work and Master’s degree in Social Work from Angelo State University. She is working to attain her license in Clinical Social Work and is under the supervision of Licensed Clinical Social Worker Robert Turner, LCSW-S.
Rebecca has experience working directly with children, adolescents, families, state agencies, and the judicial system. In this role, she worked with a wide scope of issues including substance abuse, parenting, anxiety, depression, domestic violence, and trauma.
She has also worked in inpatient acute crisis stabilization settings with adults experiencing anxiety, depression, suicidal ideations, mood disorders, and psychosis. In this setting, she worked collaboratively with individuals, families, and groups concentrating on identifying healthy supports, positive coping strategies, and mental health preservation.
Rebecca has worked at the federal level, with individuals, families, and communities in multiple states and U.S. territories providing support as a result of significant loss and impact due to severe environmental and non-environmental events. Rebecca is also a veteran of the United States Navy and a former veteran case manager at West Texas Counseling & Guidance.
Rebecca is trained in Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She primarily utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to guide individuals in recognizing how unhealthy or faulty thought processes can affect feelings and behavior. Rebecca practices a person-centered, eclectic approach to build a therapeutic alliance. She is interested in working with individuals with diverse challenges.
She rejoined West Texas Counseling & Guidance in 2022 and officed at the 6th floor of the Cactus Hotel.