Rachel is a licensed clinical therapist and certified school social worker with 9 years experience working with children, adolescents and families. Rachel has worked in various mental health settings, including school and day treatment programs, inpatient hospitals and residential treatment. Rachel uses a compassionate and non-judgmental approach when working with her clients.
Rachel currently works with clients of all ages addressing depression, anxiety, anger management, trauma, mood disorders, major life changes, family conflict and school problems. She offers a highly personalized approach focusing on relational therapy, solution-focused therapy, mindfulness, CBT, DBT and psychoanalytic modalities.
Rachel is a certified trainer with the Crisis Prevention Institute, teaching safe and reliable de-escalation techniques to adults working with and managing children in crisis situations; she provides training and supervision to parents and staff who work directly with children and adolescents that are in need of managing highly disruptive, physically and verbally aggressive behaviors.
Rachel graduated from the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College with a Masters degree in Social Work, specializing in Children, Youth and Families.