Rachel provides therapy services to adolescents, transitional age/emerging adulthood, couples, and families. Over the course of 17 years as a clinician, she has maintained a high level of commitment to providing service to others. Her approach to therapy is integrative, as she takes a client-directed, competency-based approach so that clients are active in their therapeutic experience. She is committed to social justice issues and assisting clients to discover their strengths, voice, skills, and unique abilities. Rachel incorporates the use of mindfulness and the effects of food & mood into therapy practices.
Rachel received her BS in Speech & Hearing Sciences from SUNY at Buffalo and MA in Counseling Psychology from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. She has been trained to work with individuals of all ages, couples, children, and families in any context with the full range of clinical disorders. She has focused her clinical work with transitional age, emerging adulthood primarily.
She has worked in a variety of settings including a school setting, psychiatric day treatment center, outpatient clinics, in client homes providing in-home family therapy, in a shelter for homeless families, and within counseling centers on multiple college campuses. She has clinical expertise on the effects of complex trauma, attachment, mood disorders, adoption issues, anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, autism, new parenting, relational issues, and phase of life/transitional issues.
School: Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR
Religious Orientation: All
Ages: 14- Geriatric
For your convenience, sessions can take place in person at the office in Saratoga Springs, or over the phone/Skype.