Rachel is a licensed professional counselor who has been in the human services field since 2007. She began her career working in group homes with individuals diagnosed with developmental disabilities. She graduated in 2008 from York College with her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a minor in criminology. She then began her work as a therapeutic support staff for children diagnosed with autism and child behavioral disorders. She also worked with adults on the spectrum as a community inclusion staff. After attaining her graduate degree in 2015 from Walden University, she began her work as an outpatient therapist and mobile therapist. She has also worked as a behavior specialist working with both children and adults diagnosed with autism. She enjoys seeing diverse populations to include children, adolescents, young adults, women, men, and working with families. She holds the following credentials:
- Obtained Bachelor of Science in psychology from York College in 2008
- Obtained Master of Science in clinical mental health counseling from Walden University in 2015
- Have held a licensure as an NCC (National Certified Counselor) since 2016
- Have held a licensure as an LBS (Licensed Behavior Specialist) since 2016
- Have held a license as an LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) since 2018, which allows her to work within the state of Pennsylvania
- She is a member of the American Counseling Association
- She is a member of Chi Sigma Iota (International Honor Society for Counseling)
In addition to her education, she has participated in various extensive trainings on a variety of subjects to include grief and grieving, anxiety, trauma, autism, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), mindfulness, play therapy, art therapy techniques, and 1-2-3 Magic. She will continue to participate in trainings and seminars to help further her education and knowledge, as well as, uphold her licensure requirements.
She is a certified clinical trauma professional.