Rebecca began her exploration of spiritual development 50 years ago, at the age of 10. Since then she has been involved in the personal development and the spiritual movement through attending classes, workshops and selected readings that include Maurice Nicoll, Gurdjieff, Charles Tart, Starhawk, and others. During that time she has trained with various people and organizations, including Cat Wilson, Rich Aanrich, Helen Palmer, the Berkeley Psychic Institute, and many others. She has taught various classes in, meditation, Tarot, and self hypnosis. She has also assisted in teaching hypnosis, Neuro-Linguistic Programing and Coaching with Cat Wilson. Together, they created a pediatric coaching course for fellow coaches, teachers and parents.
After experiencing multiple life changing diagnoses, which include four cancer diagnoses and advanced osteoporosis, she expanded her practice to include assisting others in maneuvering through a serious health condition, making changes in their lives, and learning to live with the changes that can accompany a serious or chronic illness . With these outcomes in mind Rebecca and a colleague continue to develop workshops and presentations for individuals that have been diagnosed with a variety of serious illness, ranging from cancer, heart disease, autoimmune diseases, traumatic injuries, and chronic illnesses. Rebecca is also an End of Life Coach or Death Doula.
She is a NGH (National Guild of Hypnotists) certified hypnotherapist, Master Neuro-Linguistic Programing Practitioner and Board Certified Coach with an emphasis on transitional and transpersonal coaching. She belongs to various local and national professional organizations.
In the past two years she trained as a PeopleMap trainer and Leadership Coach in order to expand her practice to include assisting individuals and organizations develop employees through training that will develop their abilities to work together and understand themselves.
Her primary mission is to assist others through transitions and help them realize their potential, improve their lives, and become more empowered as they learn the steps to the dance of their unique life situation. To this end she offers her services on a sliding scale for low income clients.
As a coach, former career technical educator, employment coach, and group facilitator she has assisted numerous individuals with job seeking skills, creating business plans, and developing leadership skills along with helping clients, friends and family with life changing transitions. She is also able to help you determine your priorities, move toward your goal, and find the resources inside you.
As a hypnotherapist she uses hypnosis, neuro-linguistic programming (NLP), and guided imagery to assist you in changing unresourceful beliefs or behaviors that have been getting in the way of you moving forward. She works with individuals to change unwanted behavior, enhance learning, remove limiting beliefs, improve self esteem, relieve pain, and overcome other life challenges. She also does life regression and past life regression.