Rebeca Rocha, LCSW, PhD

Portland OR
Rebeca dedicates time to learn about the resources, qualities, values, and resilience of those under her care. Considering each person wishes and needs, she employs therapeutic interventions such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Somatic Experiencing (SE), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Mindfulness.
Rebeca is a Brazilian-born LCSW with a PhD in Clinical Psychology and Culture from Universidade de Brasília, Brazil and a MSW from Arizona State University (ASU). Her PhD dissertation dedicated to the long-term ritualistic use of ayahuasca and its relationship with substance use patterns. Rebeca is also a trainee of MAPS’s MDMA assisted psychotherapy. She has worked with domestic violence survivors, unaccompanied immigrant and refugee youth, and individuals as they worked through trauma, grief, depression, substance use problems, psychosis, and anxiety