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About Rebecca

Rebecca DeLong, LCSW is the owner and a provider for Tranquil JC, LLC. Rebecca has been providing therapy services for over 15 years, initially in New York state and now in East Tennessee.  Rebecca and her partner moved to Tennessee to work and raise their family amongst the stunning scenery of the mountains and landscape. Rebecca enjoys gardening, spending time with her family, hiking, attending local concerts and reading. 

Rebecca graduated from Syracuse University with her Masters degree in social work, has been practicing counseling services since 2008. Rebecca is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness, and in Eye Movement Densensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Additionally, Rebecca has managed an outpatient clinic for behavioral health in New York, leading a group of social workers, psychologists, nurses, and doctors to provide quality care to individuals seeking treatment. 

Rebecca now leads and supports the growing team at Tranquil JC, LLC in Johnson City, Tennessee!

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About Skyler

Skyler Baker, LPC joined Tranquil JC in January 2024. Skyler has been a dedicated mental health professional of over 3 years. Skyler earned a Bachelors in Psychology from Lees-McRae College in 2017 and then a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Milligan University in 2020. 


Skyler is grounded in holistic counseling and evidence-based approaches, ensuring a safe and therapeutic space for healing. Skyler has experience working with trauma through the use of Internal Family Systems techniques and somatic based processes. Skyler also works with marriage and family issues using the Gottman Method. Skyler uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy techniques to help work through anxiety and depression. 


Skyler ensures therapy is a safe space for the LGBTQIA community and continues ongoing education to recognize and support the unique needs of diverse individuals. Central to her approach is the belief in the profound impact of the therapeutic relationship on the healing journey.


Skyler's message: We all have unique strengths, passions, and values that can be used to help shine our light! Let's bring those out together! Let's embark on a collaborative path to well-being. Your mental health matters, and I'm here to support you every step of the way.


About Desarei

Desarei Hoss, LCSW is our newest addition to the therapy family, starting in May 2024! Desarei has over nine years of clinical experience in mental health proceeding twelve years as a veteran. We are very grateful for her service to our country and to her service to our community. She also has spent four years guiding social work graduate students as a field supervisor to pass on her skills to up and coming therapists. Desarei graduated from East Tennessee State University in 2016.


Desarei utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma-focused therapy, solution-focused therapy and motivational interviewing skills to assist teens and adults processing transition in their life, and the stressors that can develop as a result. She is experienced in addressing depression, hopelessness and supporting individuals through delicate situations. 


Desarei has specialized experience with Veteran-related transitions, as well as chronic health challenges and grief associated with various forms of loss or change (loved ones, job loss, new responsibilities or roles, divorce, separation). She has also co-led a grief and loss support group for caregivers of loved ones who have passed. Desarei has additional training as a victim advocate of domestic abuse/violence and sexual assault and has worked previously within law enforcement as a crisis advocate. She is passionate about educating others about cultural diversity and has offered trainings for organizations around identifying and remedying discrimination and harassment in workplace environments.


Desarei is excited to begin her work with Tranquil JC, LLC to support clients seeking help!


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