Rachel is a Clinical Psychologist with experience in both public, community, research and educational settings. She works from a strengths based perspective using tailored evidenced based interventions such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Family Systems Therapy. She has a particular interest in working with young people and their families presenting with a range of personal, social, emotional, and educational issues, as well as complex mental health presentations. Rachel strives to assist young people, adolescents and families to thrive in all areas of their lives. She enjoys applying a range of child centred techniques such as play therapy, art and sand tray work in order to enhance communication and therapeutic outcomes for children.
Rachel is additionally trained in the ADOS 2 (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule) which is the gold standard in assessment and diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder.