I am licensed in Hawaii with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Career difficulties, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Attachment Issues, Body Image, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Multicultural Concerns, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems
HI LCSW LCSW-4977
Rachel is absolutely amazing. She knows just the right way to get me to see clearly and I never feel like I'm "wasting her time", she makes me feel heard and like she genuinely wants to help me.
Written on Sep 07, 2023 after therapy with Rachel for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and adhd
Rachel is amazing! Her ability to help me process my thoughts and feelings is so helpful for me. I’ve only been working with her for a short amount of time but have made some great progress in my life situations.
Written on Aug 31, 2023 after therapy with Rachel for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, and adhd