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Rebecca Brown(She/Her/Hers)

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
FloridaNew York
Body image-Mind-body connection-Self-esteem-Performance anxiety-

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Professional statement



Rebecca’s clinical focus is on helping adult female identified dancers develop healthy relationships with their bodies and food. She guides clients in reconnecting with their bodies, often using the process of “embodiment,” a multilayered awareness of your body and how you connect to or relate to the world around you. Through the holistic practices of mind- body awareness, Rebecca educates her clients on how their emotions may sometimes be reflected through physical symptoms, often called psychosomatic symptoms.

Working with Rebecca, clients also receive guidance on eating in a self attuned way to manage disordered eating behaviors. She works from the Health at Every Size (HAES) perspective and helps clients understand the internal and external factors that contribute to disordered eating, body image issues and problems with self esteem.

Dancers are always on display, whether taking recreational classes at the studio or at rehearsal and especially during performances. Outside of the dance world, there’s the everyday societal expectations of how our bodies should be. Rebecca is familiar with the unique challenges dancers face on and off stage.


With her background in mental health and Applied Sports and Performance Psychology, Rebecca offers individual and group coaching sessions to adult dancers. Coaching sessions are available to help dancers of all levels achieve improved overall performance, using mental skills training.

Enhanced performance coaching sessions are individually tailored to the unique needs of each individual or group. The focus is not on the skill or technique, rather it’s on the psychological or mental aspects that may be hindering the dancer from performing at their intended level. Rebecca provides assistance in areas such as performance anxiety, perfectionism, injury and burnout prevention as well as performance identity and related areas.

Message to clients


Clients who work with me are interested in getting to the root of their issues. They want to unpack all the pieces of their problems in a meaningful way. This often entails spending time talking about and looking into your feelings and common themes in your relationships, both with others and how you relate to yourself. This includes your experiences from the past and present. In our work together, we’ll get a sense of different patterns of behaviors, feelings and thoughts that have developed over time for you. We look at the whole picture and examine elements that are helpful to understand your process of healing, change or personal growth. The structure of sessions are open, in that clients are encouraged to speak freely about things that come to mind for them. As your therapist, I serve as a guide to help you develop clarity in areas that may be difficult to understand. You are the expert in your life.


This coaching service is to improve or enhance the performer's ability to execute their craft at an enhanced performance. Coaching cannot substitute for, and is not an alternative to, medical or other healthcare diagnosis. To learn more about working with me for coaching please contact me.

Work and Education

Women's Therapy Center Institute
UCLA, Healing Arts

NYU, MSW, 2013


New York: 087434 - Florida: TPSW2235


English, Spanish


Body image - Development of skills for handling negative thoughts about physical appearance; building habits of more positive self-talk and self-perception

Mind-body connection - Using behavioral, psychological, social, expressive, and spiritual approaches to strengthen the relationship between mind and body

Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect

Performance anxiety - Also known as "stage freight". We work on coaching techniques to help you overcome high performance obstacles experienced on stage, on demand or in classes.


  • Adults (24+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


Please contact me through my rbrownpsychotherapy website or email me directly to schedule a brief introductory call for coaching, consulting and therapy inquiries. Thank you!


Rebecca Brown is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$250 (45min)
  • Initial session:$250 (50min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Venmo
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Multiple times a week
Therapist's note

Therapy Groups

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Beauty Standards & Body Image Support Group For Dancers of Color

Navigating issues of beauty standards and body image for dancers of color and how this impacts ur dance experience.

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Beauty Standards & Body Image Support Group For Dancers of Color

Navigating issues of beauty standards and body image for dancers of color and how this impacts ur dance experience.