American Society for Clinical Hypnosis American Association of Family Physicians Institute for Functional Medicine
Rebekah Lynn Hughey, MD is a board certified doctor of family medicine practicing in Durham, NC. She completed her residency at Duke University Southern Regional AHEC in Fayetteville, NC. During residency, she also visited Duke’s main campus to complete a certificate in clinical leadership. She completed her medical school training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She received an undergraduate degree in biology, with a minor in mathematics from Spelman College in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Hughey takes pride in promoting health wellness to her patients. She likes, when possible, to integrate traditional methods of healing with modern western medicine. To this end, she became board certified in integrative and holistic medicine, and regularly practices clinical hypnosis with her patients. She is also interested in energy healing and is working towards becoming a master Reiki practitioner. Dr. Hughey also comes from a long line of teachers and has followed that family tradition. She is currently faculty at the Duke University AHEC in Fayetteville, where she teaches residents and medical students. She completed a faculty development fellowship under the mentorship of Dr. Lenny Salzberg, a previous Friday Fellow. She also gives lectures and workshops for small groups on topics such as principled negotiation, time management, and conflict resolution. She also gives regular talks on holistic health and mindfulness. Past clients include Spelman College Triangle Alumnae chapter, Baptist Grove Church, NC Black Women's Roundtable, Duke SRAHEC Chief Residents' workshop, and the Society for Teachers of Family Medicine’s national conference in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Hughey is also the founder of Lift Healing, PLLC, a practice with a holistic approach to healing. Rebekah does her best to stay physically active. She does an annual sprint triathlon in Pittsburgh, PA. She enjoys playing tennis and softball as well. Family is also very important to Rebekah. She has two children, ages 17 and 6 who help to keep her young. Rebekah spends most of her spare time participating in activities that enrich the lives of her two children. She also enjoys reading the works of spiritual teachers and mental scientists. She loves science fiction authors Orson Scott Card and Terry Brooks as well. Spirituality is also extremely important to Rebekah. She was raised in the Salvation Army, which has a tradition of serving others through missions both domestic and abroad, and of appreciating the diversity of the human race. Therefore she has always been comfortable around people of differing cultures and traditions. This has helped her tremendously in being able to develop meaningful relationships with her patients and colleagues.