Rebecca Wise is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked with individuals, families, and groups in a variety of settings. Strongly influenced by disciplines such as yoga, meditation and mindfulness, Rebecca also identifies as a healer and hopes to bring these practices to her clients in efforts to help them see their lives in new and exciting ways. Clients and colleagues have expressed gratitude for Rebecca’s gentle, yet wise spirit. She believes that her vibrant life energy has the power to help her clients unlock their greatest potentials to experience the vastness of life’s possibilities.
The scope of Rebecca’s work is expansive. She has spent time working in child welfare as an appointed therapist with the specific goal of keeping children safe and protected. Rebecca enjoys helping people bolster their own natural support system and learn techniques to balance life’s goodness against its challenges. Rebecca has also worked in group settings and enjoys the interactive nature of helping people connect and relate to one another, enlivening parts of the mind and sparking the collective wisdom of shared experience.
Rebecca has an undergraduate degree in Spanish and International Relations from Illinois State University. This degree afforded her of the opportunity to study abroad, which cultivated her love of travel and culture. From there she went on to earn a Masters in Social Work from the University of Illinois at Chicago, Jane Addams College of Social Work. Rebecca’s education and clinical experience, blended with her strong personal alliance with the healing arts affords her a unique, holistic approach as a psychotherapist.