Rebecca received her Masters degree in Social Work specializing in Mental Health and Health from the University of Toronto. During her degree, Rebecca completed clinical training in a residential treatment setting for trauma-informed addictions treatment in addition to completing a clinical internship at York University’s Student Counselling and Development Centre where she provided individual counselling and crisis support. Rebecca has also been employed in addictions counselling and crisis counselling positions where she has gained experience providing individual and group-based counselling support for adults experiencing a range of mental health concerns including anxiety, depression, life transitions, relationship concerns, substance use concerns, self-injury, and stress.
Rebecca’s approach to counselling begins with a focus on building the therapeutic relationship by providing a safe space where individuals will feel heard. Rebecca works with clients to provide a non-judgemental, collaborative approach to therapy in order to assist clients in reaching their treatment goals. Rebecca uses a client-centered approach which draws on evidence-based modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Dialectical Behavioral therapy, and trauma-informed care.