Hello, I'M rebeca!
Photo credit: Cacau Mangabeira 2019
So glad you're here. This section is for you. About what you're looking for, where you are stuck and how we can work together.
If you're interested in the resume type information, those details are at the bottom of the page.
I am passionate about empowering and educating my clients about what happens in their bodies when they are afraid, anxious, and triggered. We work to understand the normal biological responses and unique challenges that pop-up when each client is triggered. Then together we collaborate to re-connect the brain, calm the body, and bring about emotional balance.
I do my best work with clients who are motivated and ready to change. I get energized working with women who want deeper, more connected relationships, but don’t know where to start.
It is my passion to help them find relief, identify stuck places and when applicable offer practical strategies. A therapist cliche that I intentionally avoid is "How does that make you feel?" That is not my style.
I work hard to be present in the room, connecting with and listening to you. I am not a passive, smile and nod therapist. Sure we will talk about feelings, and look at your childhood to understand what shaped you, where you picked up habits and thoughts, but I believe that change happens in the present.
After working together, my clients frequently tell me that they are more prepared to cope with issues outside of the counseling room, to better manage their emotions and are better able to speak truth to themselves and they apply what we work on in session to their everyday lives.
Credentials, Education & Training
Licenses & Certifications
*Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia (LPC GA)
*National Certified Counselor (NCC)
*MA in Counseling, Covenant Theological Seminary, St. Louis, MO, 2007
*BS in Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL , 2005
Memberships & Trainings
*EMDR Certified (https://www.emdria.org/directory/people/rebeca-gilbert/)
*Member of the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC)
*EMDR International Association Member (EMDRIA)
Additional trainings & Experience
*Neurobiology of Trauma
*Shame Resilience & Worthiness
*Somatic Attachment EMDR
*TCKs, PKs & MKs