Rachel has her master’s degree and is a Licensed Clinical Counselor whom has over ten years in the counseling and mental health field. She provides a range of mental health services including diagnostic assessments, dyadic psychotherapy, treatment planning and mental health consultation. She has experience in completing diagnostic assessments in children utilizing the DC: 0-5 for diagnosing children birth to five years of age. She has experience working with infants , toddlers, and preschool aged children and their caregivers whom are suffering high stress, traumatic event, depression, anxiety, social and emotional difficulties, and grief and loss.She uses and approach based from attachment theory, person centered therapy, trauma informed care and repairing and strengthening the caregiver-child relationship.
Rachel is certified in evidence based practices of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). She is working towards rostering for Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP). Additional areas of interest include mental health consultation with preschools and child care centers/in-home childcares to provide consultation and/or presentations on infant and early childhood development and mental health.