Originally from Michigan, Rebecca grew up on a dairy farm before moving to East Lansing to attend Michigan State University where she earned a Bachelor's Degree in Anthropology. After graduating from MSU, Rebecca moved to Chicago to attend the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine to study Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. She graduated with a Master's of Traditional Oriental Medicine in 2011 and is currently working towards her doctorate in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. Rebecca worked as a practicing acupuncturist in Chicago for 5 years, specializing in pain management, women's health, and fertility before moving to New Jersey in 2016 to join Team Thompson. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring the hiking trails throughout the North East, looking for beach glass along the shore and trying all the restaurants in New York City!