Rebecca was born and raised in California. She received her Bachelor of Science from California State Fullerton majoring in Sociology and Criminal Justice. This degree was utilized to explore the field of fraud and auditing. After a successful career in banking, auditing and fraud examination Rebecca decided to follow her true passion which was to help others. Rebecca went back to college to obtain her Masters in Social Work from Walla Walla University.
Rebecca specializes in working with children and adults with complex trauma. Rebecca has additional training in EMDR which has proved successful while working with trauma and abuse survivors, first responders and veterans. Rebecca utilizes play therapy when working with children of all ages and incorporates various modalities such as DBT, CBT and MI (motivational interviewing) when working with clients. Rebecca is involved with CISM (Crisis Incident Stress Management) which is a team of individuals designed to provide support for those who have experienced traumatic events. In addition, she is involved with local non-profits helping domestic abuse survivors.
Rebecca and her family moved to Livingston in 2001 to enjoy everything Montana has to offer and to be near family. When not in the office, Rebecca can be found rockhounding or riding her motorcycle.