Rebeca Rocha, LCSW, PhD

Portland OR
Most of Rebeca's clients are young and middle age adults from minority cultures and racial backgrounds. She 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. While Rebeca does not have availability currently, she is accepting clients to be added to her waitlist. In order to serve the community efficiently, she will prioritize individuals from minority racial/cultural groups or with a specific cultural need.
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.