Rachel graduated with a Bachelor of Social Work and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from the University of North Carolina. Rachel then completed a Masters of Social Work with both Clinical and Social Action specialisations. Rachel also became a Registered Yoga Instructor following her course at Joschi Yoga Institute in New York City.
She has had the privilege of providing clinical counselling services to people of all ages and various backgrounds in the United States, Chile, and Australia. Rachel speaks Spanish fluently as a second language. Rachel's experience as a social worker includes over 10 years providing mental health therapy as well as circumstantial life stressors and transitions such as relationship issues, grief & loss, trauma, medical diagnoses, family-related stressors, among others.
Rachel's commitment to fostering wellness in others shows through compassionate care, evidenced-based practice and an emphasis n holistic, strengths-based, client centred treatment. She utilises an intervention, cognitive behavioural therapy, mindfulness, motivational interviewing and solution focused therapy, narrative therapy and family systems therapy among other modalities.
if you needs are beyond Rachel's scope of practice following assessment, she will endeavour to link you with a referral or resource to better meet your needs.