Rachel is a warm and welcoming psychologist with over ten years of clinical experience. Rachel has practiced in a broad range of therapeutic settings including in private practice, state government and public service, and the not-for-profit sector.
Rachel comes with a deep understanding of attachment, family dynamics and the impact of developmental stressors and trauma. She provides a safe and nonjudgmental space for growth and personal discovery.
Rachel has a particular interest in working with people who need support for anxiety and depression, as well as Bipolar Disorder (BD), Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), ASD and ADHD, complex trauma, and identity and sexual health issues. Rachel enjoys working with adolescents and adults across the lifespan and is neuro-affirming.
Rachel has a compassionate style that promotes empowered recovery. Her approach to therapy encourages a deep understanding of self and awareness of patterns of resistance that limit growth and connection. She works collaboratively with individuals to incorporate the specific relevant tools to manage life’s challenges and build a connected and profoundly meaningful life.
Rachel draws on evidence-based approaches to support clients, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), psychodynamic therapy, as well as Polyvagal Therapy and somatic based techniques.