Bekka has been working with children for 15 years. She graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor Degree in Psychology. Her early experience was primarily with children affected by abuse, neglect and delinquency in a residential assessment and treatment facility. While there she worked with high-risk clients and became a certified Therapeutic Crisis Intervention trainer.
Bekka moved to Houston in 2011 and began training to become a Relationship Development Intervention Consultant. In 2012 she began her work at Next Step Academy and has enjoyed her time learning and growing with the children and the team! Bekka is trained in many modalities and is a trainer of Bal-A-Vis-X, TCI, an RMTi Consultant Candidate, and is in the process of becoming a Registered Behavioral Technician.
In her spare time she enjoys time with her husband, Jeff, and daughter, Nola and is active in the dog rescue community!