Industry Sector: Academia
Location: Strasburg, CO
Originally from Canada, Rebecca grew up in Ohio and graduated college with a B.A. in Psychology and English. Rebecca obtained her Masters in Clinical Psychology from Rutgers University. While at Rutgers, Rebecca worked with college students and community members struggling with anxiety, depression, and eating disorders. She also worked at the Princeton Center for Leadership Training, gaining invaluable experience creating curricula, designing and implementing large-scale student events, and training adults and students on a variety of prevention programs.
After seven years in the field, Rebecca decided to take her training expertise in a new direction and spent the next part of her career with an educational software firm. Rebecca traveled extensively in North America and Europe, providing software implementation, training, and consulting. Always a passionate animal lover, Rebecca returned her focus to the helping fields and attended Bel-Rea Institute, with the goal of working in shelter medicine. Graduating in 2016 after interning at the Denver Dumb Friends League, Rebecca obtained her CVT and accepted the position of Student Services Coordinator at Bel-Rea. In her current role, Rebecca focuses on student success and has implemented new workshops that promote personal growth and academic achievement.
Rebecca spends her free time with her husband, dogs, horse, and chickens on their ranch east of Denver. She is an avid reader, competitive tennis player, and is always striving to grow personally and professionally.