Ms. Redwood, LCSW has been a resident of Austin most of her adult life, earning her undergraduate degree in
Psychology from the University of Texas at Dallas and a Master of Science in Social Work from the University of
Texas School of Social Work, 1987.
Upon graduation, she worked for the City of Austin Pediatric Home Care Unit, as part of a multi-disciplinary team
that worked with families whose children had high risk health issues. She counseled parents and assisted families
in obtaining the community resources they needed.
After a brief respite to start her family, she re-entered the field as a psychotherapist for an Employee Assistance
Program, Professional Performance Consultants where she counseled employees of Austin businesses, and their
While there, she met Dr. Carol Pierce-Davis in 1996, who invited her to join Spicewood Group -- which she did, and
has been with them ever since.
About Rebecca Redwood, LCSW
What is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker?
The LCSW is a social worker trained in psychotherapy who helps individuals deal with a variety of mental health and daily living problems to improve overall
functioning. The LCSW has a master's degree in social work and has studied sociology, growth and development, mental health theory and practice, human
behavior/social environment, psychology, and research methods. Upon earning the degree, the social worker must then accrue at least 2000-3000 hours of
supervised experience, or have at least 2-3 years of counseling experience, depending upon licensure requirements for their state. Once licensed, the LCSW
continues study with 30 hours of education every two years.