Rebecca Kern, MS, LPC-S, NCC, Director of Clinical Services, joined The Center for Pursuit in 2014. In her role, Rebecca provides oversight for Behavioral Health, Nursing, and the Dental Clinic. Previously, she provided counseling and psychotherapy to clients served at The Center as well as members of the community that have special needs. She also writes and implements behavior intervention programs that help support positive behaviors for those with behavioral challenges. Her past experience as a Special Education Teacher for Humble ISD has equipped her with the ability to adapt to varied levels of receptive and expressive communication as well as cognitive functioning. She understands sensory and behavioral challenges for those with special needs, and uses non-traditional modalities that aid understanding and engagement during the counseling process. Rebecca holds a bachelor’s degree in Human and Social Services Administration as well as a Master of Clinical Counseling, and she is currently pursuing a PhD in Psychology with a specialization in Gerontology. She is also a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CD) and a Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer (CADDCT). In her free time, Rebecca enjoys spending time with her husband, two daughters, and family pets. She also enjoys cooking, reading, and raising butterflies.
Director of Clinical Services