Rachel uses an integrative approach, tailoring therapy to the unique needs and wants of the individual and family members. Using a strength based foundation, she draws from Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Object Relations, Mindfulness, Person- Centered and Gestalt models to help clients learn to cope and lead a happier, more fulfilling life.
Rachel has a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Santa Clara University. She has previously worked with children, adolescents and parents in schools and wilderness therapy programs who were coping with depression, trauma, substance abuse, behavioral issues, self-harm, anxiety, autism spectrum, adoption, parental and relationship issues. Rachel is also an experienced group therapy leader, having led groups with teens and young adults for over 8 years. She has experience working with individuals, families and groups.