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Rebecca Rizzo-Freedom

Our goal is to empower people: to feel and heal, to laugh and love, to be joyful.

About Rebecca
Rebecca has an extensive background in counseling and natural health care. She graduated with honors with a BA from University of Massachusetts. In 1979 completed a 9 week residential training in Polarity Therapy. In 1980 she received her Certification in Swedish and Shiatsu massage from the International School of Massage Therapy in San Francisco where she also taught classes in Polarity. In 1989 she also completed the Shiatsu Certification program at the Desert Institute of Healing Arts in Tucson. She is a member and Registered Polarity Practitioner certified by the APTA and a member and Registered Shiatsu Practitioner certified by the AOBTA.

She has done social work with adolescent girls and was the Director of the Publications Department at Hippocrates Health Institute in Boston. She has had a part time private practice in Body-Mind Therapies for over 20 years along with running several businesses distributing inspirational cards, music, and aroma therapy products. In her travels she has also studied and worked with transactional analysis, gestalt, psychodrama, psychosynthesis, re-evaluation co-counseling and other cutting edge modalities. She draws on all of these to facilitate release and re-emergence of the playful, loving, joyful child within us all.

Testimonials:

"Rebecca provides a palette of methods to address each person's individual needs. My resistance was quickly dissipated by her compassion, patience and foresight in sensing what would and would not work for me....I highly recommend her without any reservation...." Joan S, Tucson

"I have been a client of Rebecca for the past 17 years. Rebecca has helped me tremendously with personal counseling, bodywork treatments, seminars and Aroma Therapy. I highly recommend Rebecca as a therapist and caring individual"...Bettye R, Tucson