Rebecca Meyer, LPCC

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I think of counseling as an opportunity for storytelling.  Each person has a story or stories to tell. When we are unable to do so - whether it's because we don't have anyone to share them with or because we don't have the words or knowledge to share those word - seeking help from a professional is a viable option.

I will:
  • Support and challenge you
  • Call you out when needed 
  • Help you set healthy boundaries 
  • Learn from you, and
  • Take a walk with you when it is too nice to be inside or you feel the need to move 

I work primarily with individuals - adolescents and older. I also enjoy working with parents of children on the autism spectrum and that have other parenting difficulties. Therapeutically, I mostly work from a Rogerian perspective; meaning that I believe the therapeutic relationship, partnered with unconditional acceptance and positive regard can be powerful tools for change. Jeffrey Kottler states that "A therapist who is vibrant, inspirational, and charismatic; who is sincere, loving, and nurturing; and who is wise, confident, and self-disciplined will have a dramatic impact through the sheer force and power of her essence, regardless of her theoretical allegiances." I strive to be that therapist.

Like many others impacted by September 11th, the trajectory of my life changed that day. I first seriously considered working in the psychology field after I watched footage from the bombing of Baghdad in 2003. Looking at the images on television stirred something in me and I knew that those soldiers were going to need help reintegrating when they came home; and potentially for working through what they had seen. Since 2003, I have worked to become a therapist that both understands military culture and provides competent counseling services. I have worked in the mental health field since 2006. I have a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Northwestern - St. Paul and a master's degree in mental health counseling from Capella University. I have completed advanced training in complex trauma and dissociation from Midwest Center for Trauma and Emotional Healing.

Outside of the counseling field, I enjoy spending time outside, reading and learning, pursuing photography, and playing with my children. I continue to serve our country in the Army Reserve and have since 2000. I am passionate about helping others, looking out for the underdog, integrating faith when asked, and providing hope to my clients until they are able to hold on to it themselves.

Rebecca Meyer Reaches

St. Paul MN