Also a native to Maine, Rebecca received her M.S. in Marriage and Family Therapy / Human Development from Virginia Tech, Northern Virginia Graduate Center, in 2003. Rebecca provides marriage, family, and individual counseling for ages six and up at Lifespan Family Healthcare. She has a special emphasis on marital relationship repair and enhancement from an Emotionally Focused Therapy, an effective and evidence based approach ( https://iceeft.com/what-is-eft/ ).
While in Northern Virginia as a graduate intern and resident, she provided individual, marriage, and family therapy in a variety of settings including the following: a university-based family counseling clinic (children, couples, and families), a county-based substance abuse program for high-risk adolescents and their parents, a private multi-disciplinary counseling center, and a private practice.
Prior to this, Rebecca received her B.A. in Family Studies from Messiah College in Pennsylvania in 1998. Rebecca subsequently served as a fifth grade teacher and assistant guidance counselor in Tegucigalpa, Honduras for one year, and then returned to Maine to work as a family support specialist for families with children of special needs. In addition to serving as a Mental Health Specialist on the patient care team, Rebecca also provides private counseling appointments. Rebecca enjoys her family, running, hiking, playing her flute, cooking, and traveling.
Virginia Tech, Falls Church. VA
MS in Human Development/Marriage
& Family Therapy
Messiah College, Grantham, PA
BA in Family Studies
Married two children
LMFT, State of Maine
Certified in Emotionally Focused Therapy
ICEEFT (International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy)
American Association of Marriage
& Family Therapy
Maine Marriage and Family Therapy Chapter
Collaborative Family Healthcare Association