Bachelor of Arts from Oberlin College
Master of Social Work from University of Pennsylvania
Rebecca Newman, MSW, LCSW is a psychotherapist in Philadelphia, specializing in eating disorders, anxiety, depression, infertility, substance abuse, grief and loss, gender and sexuality, trauma, and adjustment to life changes. She earned a BA in Creative Writing from Oberlin College and an MSW from the University of Pennsylvania, where she received the John Hope Franklin Award for Combating American Racism.
Rebecca's Advice for Future Students
Value and acknowledge the clinical acumen, expertise, and compassion that every member of your care team has to offer while caring for a patient.
Nursing & Healthcare Experience
Rebecca has practiced as a clinical social worker providing psychotherapy since 2012.
Check Out Rebecca's Articles on Edumed:
Social Wellness in College: Maintain and Build Connections in Online Classes
For students who are considering the idea of enrolling at an online college, one of the number-one fears is how doing so will impact their social lives. This guide explores how online college students can not only keep the social relationships that matter most to them but also explore how to make new connections.
See How to Get Off the Nursing School Waitlist
Your dream nursing degree program has just wait-listed you. What do you do next? We can guide you through what to do in the meantime and even get you off the waitlist and into your career.
Can You Take an Accelerated Nurse Practitioner Program Online?
Many nurse practitioner programs can be completed online. Others can be done online in just a year. Learn which schools have accelerated online NP programs online and how you can gain admission and graduate.
Mental Health & Wellness for Nursing Students
Nursing school can be tough. Many students report periods of stress, anxiety, or depression while navigating everything from admissions to the NCLEX. Learn how to manage these challenges yourself, and how to get help should your self-care efforts fall short.