Rachel completed her Bachelor of Art degree in Art History at Kent State University in Ohio where she laid the groundwork to dedicate her life to a helping path. There she worked as a Peer Mentor in the student Success office where she found that many students continued to come see her 'just to talk' week after week. The enjoyment she found in supporting others led her to complete a Master's degree in Community Counseling at Argosy University, Chicago and a 200-hour Teacher Training program at Moksha Yoga Center.Yoga and counseling go hand in hand for Rachel as she believes strongly in the transformative powers that the ancient practice of yoga holds. She is a lifelong student of movement, and believes strongly that psychological pain is a result of unreleased emotions in the body. She works with her clients on a mental and physical level while utilizing talk therapy, yoga poses, breathing techniques, and meditation to release symptoms related stress, anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, addiction, and bipolar disorder among others.As a counselor, Rachel uses an integrative approach that includes skills from Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Gestalt, and Motivational Interviewing.She uses her passion for helping others to unlock the highest potential of all her clients, and is completely enthralled with the process of igniting change that leads to wellness.