Rachael is a Licensed Professional Counselor at Bucks Eating Support Collaborative. Her eclectic and relational approach creates a comfortable and supportive environment, allowing clients to make meaningful progress towards a more fulfilling life.
Rachael holds a Master’s Degree from Rider University in Clinical Counseling in addition to a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Rider University. Rachael completed her graduate training at The Renfrew Center of Radnor, where she received extensive training and experience working with women struggling with eating disorders and co-occurring issues, including depression, anxiety, trauma, negative body image and self-esteem, and personality disorders. Rachael continued as a full time Primary Therapist at The Renfrew Center for 4 years post-graduation in various roles, including Primary Therapy and Admissions Coordinator, allowing continued training in all levels of care. In addition, her experience also includes working full time at Carrier Clinic’s Blake Recovery Center in Belle Mead, NJ, where Rachael worked as a Level IV Mental Health Technician assisting those suffering from addiction to alcohol or drugs. Rachael began her outpatient experience at a local Pediatrician’s office, offering consultation and short-term therapy prior to shifting to full time outpatient work.
Rachael works with adolescents and adults and struggling with all types of eating disorders in addition to those struggling with depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, negative body image, addiction, and difficult life events. Rachael is also an ally to the LGBTQ community and strives to show unconditional respect for all clients seeking therapy. Rachael provides therapy for members of the LGBTQ community who are questioning their gender or other aspects of their identify in addition to offering generalized, affirming therapy. Rachael as attended multiple professional trainings focused on LGBTQ issues and works closely with clients of the LGBTQ community and their families.
Rachael’s treatment approach varies based on the needs of each of her clients, often drawing from Psychoanalytic Theory, Solution-Focused Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).