Rebekah Laws is a nationally certified Licensed Professional Counselor. She works with individuals on issues including self-esteem and identity, anxiety and depression, addictive disorders, relationships, co-dependency, family of origin, parenting, stress and perfectionism, grief and loss, and life transitions. She especially enjoys helping people discover renewed meaning and purpose, relief from needless burdens, and self- acceptance. She believes that with help from God and others we can live in and through and above life’s challenges. “Be not conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.” (Romans 12:2) It’s an idea that captured her attention from an early age.
As an extension of Trinity’s ministry and in partnership with Common Ground Ministries, Inc., Rebekah also provides counseling for inner-city/urban youth and adults of the Washington Park area of Montgomery. She also is a Counselor with Bradford Health Services Intensive Outpatient Program, where she facilitates group, individual and family therapy for patients recovering from substance dependence. As such, she places a strong emphasis on the connection between physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health, as well as the essential need we all have for intimate connection and community. Her interest in and compassion for those who struggle with addiction have led her to serve as a board member for St. Anne’s Home, Inc., a non-profit intensive residential treatment center for substance dependence located in Birmingham.
Rebekah earned her Master of Arts degree in Agency Counseling from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, which included an internship with Oasis Counseling for Women and Children. Her undergraduate degree is a B.A. in Communication from Mississippi State University.
Rebekah’s interest in counseling was bolstered by her earlier experiences working in administrative and marketing capacities at Covenant Counseling and Education Center and Hill Crest Hospital in Birmingham, as well as The Gwinnett Hospital System in Atlanta. She has been a stay-at-home mom, school and community volunteer and portrait artist. She and her husband, Rich, have been married since 1987 and have three amazing adult children: Ashley, Ben and Anna Frances.