Rebecca Homewood (pronouns: she/her/hers) is a licensed clinical and macro social worker that has worked with diverse cultural and socioeconomic populations as a therapist and administrator over the span of over 20 years. She received her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Social Work from the University of Michigan. At Everwell Health and Counseling Services, Rebecca is passionate and committed to helping clients create a vision for their life and see transformation in the way people view themselves and the world around them.
Rebecca feels privileged to be invited into people’s lives. She works hard to build good therapeutic relationships by creating safe and affirming spaces for clients to share their life stories. She believes that radical honesty is a foundation to the healing and transformation process. By partnering with people in the therapeutic process, individuals will feel empowered to improve their quality of their life. Rebecca uses evidenced based therapies to help individuals reflect and identify patterns in thinking to find solutions and coping skills for their need.
Most recently, Rebecca worked as a therapist at an outpatient mental health center that focused on the prevention and treatment of certain maladaptive behaviors, such as mental health and substance abuse. Through this experience, she developed strong assessment skills and strategies to help people struggling with reframing their perspectives and to help reconnect them with their long-term goals. Rebecca also organized programs in the school system, where she facilitated support groups to help adolescents learn coping mechanisms for life changes. She supported families in navigating through difficult illnesses and connected them with resources. She has served clients referred from Community Mental Health, Department of Health and Human Services, the Michigan court and correction system, and private insurance plans.
Rebecca is also interested in helping underserved communities. She previously managed programs that provided individuals and families opportunities for immediate shelter and future permanent housing that included supports to increase placement retention such as substance abuse and mental health treatment, vocational preparation and training, and financial management. She understands the organization of systems which helps her see the big picture in addressing people’s needs.