Specializes in Children, Adolescents, Families
Rebecca Smith is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate (LCMHCA). She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Meredith College and her Master of Science in Counselor Education from East Carolina University. Rebecca is also a school counselor in Wake County where she supports students with social, emotional, or behavioral challenges to succeed in the educational setting. Rebecca enjoys working with children, adolescents, and their families. Rebecca’s counseling style is strengths-based, person-centered, and solution-focused. She aims to meet clients where they are, understanding that there is no “one size fits all” approach. She enjoys using play and art therapy techniques in sessions. Rebecca recognizes the importance of the family system and may incorporate family members into a client’s treatment.
Rebecca has provided counseling services to children and adolescents with anxiety, depression, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD; “ADD”), Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). She has also helped children navigate peer and family conflict, low self-esteem, trauma, grief, family changes and divorce, bullying, emotional regulation, and identity issues.
In her free time, Rebecca enjoys spending time with her family, and cuddling with her dog and cat. She loves traveling, yoga, baking, movies, and learning new things..