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Dr. Rebecca L. Rodríguez Rivera
Pre-Licensed Professional, PsyD

Dr. Rebecca L. Rodríguez Rivera

Pre-Licensed Professional, PsyD (she, her)

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed
4732 N. Austin Ave., Unit A, Chicago, IL 60630
Waitlist for new clients
Let's Connect (708) 290-7052
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A postdoc fellow at New Insights Behavioral Health, Dr. Rebecca specializes in complex developmental posttraumatic stress, severe depression, anxiety, and co-occurring substance/alcohol use disorders. Her expertise includes adverse childhood experiences, DV/IPV, ACoA, transgenerational trauma, childhood neglect, and abuse. With strong cultural competence and experience, she focuses on underserved populations, racial/religious minorities, and helping professionals with vicarious trauma.
Dr. Rodríguez Rivera also specializes in bilingual, multigenerational family therapy for immigrants from Spanish-speaking countries. Her broad experience includes treatment with women, single and divorced mothers, DACA, and members of the LGBTQ+ and gender non-conforming communities. She currently serves adults and adolescents 16+.
Dr. Rodríguez Rivera focuses on creating a safe and consistent therapeutic environment for a transformative and corrective emotional experience. Her approach is defined by authenticity, directness, and genuineness. For further details or to schedule an appointment, please email or visit our website.
Take the first step to help. Call or Dr. Rebecca L. Rodríguez Rivera now - (708) 290-7052

My Practice at a Glance

Waitlist. Contact to join the list for in-person and online therapy.

New Insights Behavioral Health

4732 N. Austin Ave.

Unit A

Chicago, IL 60630

(708) 290-7052
Openings for new clients seeking weekly psychotherapy: Thursday (virtually) 11:00am. Waitlist available. EMAIL works best.
I specialize in Trauma and PTSD, Dual Diagnosis and Boundaries & Self-Advocacy 
$150 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, families and groups  
Let's Connect (708) 290-7052
Photo of Dr. Rebecca L. Rodríguez Rivera, PsyD, Pre-Licensed Professional

My Practice at a Glance

Waitlist. Contact to join the list for in-person and online therapy.

New Insights Behavioral Health

4732 N. Austin Ave.

Unit A

Chicago, IL 60630

(708) 290-7052
Openings for new clients seeking weekly psychotherapy: Thursday (virtually) 11:00am. Waitlist available. EMAIL works best.
I specialize in Trauma and PTSD, Dual Diagnosis and Boundaries & Self-Advocacy 
$150 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, families and groups  

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $150
  • Pay by American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Optum
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
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At present, our practice accepts private insurance and out-of-pocket payments, with a session rate of $150. Unfortunately, we are currently unable to process Medicaid claims. Thank you for understanding as we strive to provide high-quality therapeutic services.
or call with questions - (708) 290-7052
Photo of Dr. Rebecca L. Rodríguez Rivera, PsyD, Pre-Licensed Professional
Dr. Rebecca L. Rodríguez Rivera
Pre-Licensed Professional, PsyD
"
At present, our practice accepts private insurance and out-of-pocket payments, with a session rate of $150. Unfortunately, we are currently unable to process Medicaid claims. Thank you for understanding as we strive to provide high-quality therapeutic services.
or call with questions - (708) 290-7052
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Dr. Rebecca L. Rodríguez Rivera
Pre-Licensed Professional, PsyD

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Supervised by Amit Kakkar, PsyD (Illinois / 071008478) Dr. Rebecca L. Rodríguez Rivera
  • In Practice for 9 Years
  • Certificate from Positive Discipline Association - Parent Educator 2019
  • Degree/Diploma from Adler University, Chicago Psychology Doctor in Clinical Psychology / 2022
  • Attended Adler University, Psychology Doctor in Clinical Psychology, Graduated 2022
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With a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, I am nearing full licensure in Illinois. My solid academic foundation, clinical training, and dedication to professional growth and social justice enable me to offer clients evidence-based, highly effective therapeutic interventions.
or call with questions - (708) 290-7052
Photo of Dr. Rebecca L. Rodríguez Rivera, PsyD, Pre-Licensed Professional
Dr. Rebecca L. Rodríguez Rivera
Pre-Licensed Professional, PsyD
"
With a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, I am nearing full licensure in Illinois. My solid academic foundation, clinical training, and dedication to professional growth and social justice enable me to offer clients evidence-based, highly effective therapeutic interventions.
or call with questions - (708) 290-7052
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Dr. Rebecca L. Rodríguez Rivera
Pre-Licensed Professional, PsyD

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Boundaries & Self-Advocacy

Expertise

  • Alcohol Use
  • Anxiety
  • Body Positivity
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Men's Issues
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Perfectionism & Procrastination
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Veterans
  • Women's Issues
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Specializing in PTSD and substance abuse, my approach centers on empowering clients to recognize and manage mental health symptoms through self-regulation and coping strategies. I focus on understanding the daily functional impairments caused by symptoms and pave the way for healing. My practice also emphasizes the importance of establishing boundaries and fostering self-advocacy.
or call with questions - (708) 290-7052
Photo of Dr. Rebecca L. Rodríguez Rivera, PsyD, Pre-Licensed Professional
Dr. Rebecca L. Rodríguez Rivera
Pre-Licensed Professional, PsyD
"
Specializing in PTSD and substance abuse, my approach centers on empowering clients to recognize and manage mental health symptoms through self-regulation and coping strategies. I focus on understanding the daily functional impairments caused by symptoms and pave the way for healing. My practice also emphasizes the importance of establishing boundaries and fostering self-advocacy.
or call with questions - (708) 290-7052
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Dr. Rebecca L. Rodríguez Rivera
Pre-Licensed Professional, PsyD

Client Focus

Age

Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Family
Group

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
HIV / AIDS Allied
Immuno-disorders
Lesbian Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Queer Allied
Racial Justice Allied
Sex Worker Allied
Single Mother
Transgender Allied

Ethnicity

Black and African American
Hispanic and Latino

I also speak

Spanish

Age

Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Family
Group

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
HIV / AIDS Allied
Immuno-disorders
Lesbian Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Queer Allied
Racial Justice Allied
Sex Worker Allied
Single Mother
Transgender Allied

Ethnicity

Black and African American
Hispanic and Latino

I also speak

Spanish

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Adlerian
  • Attachment, Regulation, and Competency (ARC)
  • Attachment-based
  • Biopsychosocial
  • CBT Behavioral Activation
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Family Systems
  • Feminist
  • Interpersonal
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Somatic
  • Trauma Focused
  • Twelve Steps & Recovery Integration
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In the first couple of sessions, I conduct a thorough clinical interview to set a working diagnosis and clarify treatment goals. Subsequent weekly meetings focus on delving into attachment issues influencing your current relationships. We'll work on identifying your emotional needs, setting boundaries, and implementing self-care strategies, all aimed at empowering you to prioritize yourself.
or call with questions - (708) 290-7052
Photo of Dr. Rebecca L. Rodríguez Rivera, PsyD, Pre-Licensed Professional
Dr. Rebecca L. Rodríguez Rivera
Pre-Licensed Professional, PsyD
"
In the first couple of sessions, I conduct a thorough clinical interview to set a working diagnosis and clarify treatment goals. Subsequent weekly meetings focus on delving into attachment issues influencing your current relationships. We'll work on identifying your emotional needs, setting boundaries, and implementing self-care strategies, all aimed at empowering you to prioritize yourself.
or call with questions - (708) 290-7052
Photo of Dr. Rebecca L. Rodríguez Rivera, PsyD, Pre-Licensed Professional
Dr. Rebecca L. Rodríguez Rivera
Pre-Licensed Professional, PsyD

Location

Primary Location

New Insights Behavioral Health

4732 N. Austin Ave.

Unit A

Chicago, IL 60630

(708) 290-7052

Nearby Areas

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Openings for new clients seeking weekly psychotherapy: Thursday (virtually) 11:00am. Waitlist available. EMAIL works best.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (708) 290-7052
Photo of Dr. Rebecca L. Rodríguez Rivera, PsyD, Pre-Licensed Professional
Dr. Rebecca L. Rodríguez Rivera
Pre-Licensed Professional, PsyD
"
Openings for new clients seeking weekly psychotherapy: Thursday (virtually) 11:00am. Waitlist available. EMAIL works best.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (708) 290-7052
Photo of Dr. Rebecca L. Rodríguez Rivera, PsyD, Pre-Licensed Professional
Dr. Rebecca L. Rodríguez Rivera
Pre-Licensed Professional, PsyD