Rachel is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist and trained mindfulness teacher with over 12 years’ experience working within NHS, charity, private practice and corporate settings, supporting clients affected by a variety of psychological difficulties.
Rachel completed her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London, and her Teacher Training in Mindfulness with Bangor University. She has worked in a number of NHS trusts over the past 12 years including Guy’s and St Thomas’ and Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust. She has also worked at University College London (UCL) teaching on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Programme and she currently works part-time as a Clinical and Academic Tutor on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Programme at the Salomons Centre for Applied Psychology, Canterbury Christ Church University.
Rachel is passionate about working in creative ways to help clients draw on their own personal strengths and to make changes in their lives that can be maintained. She has an interest in supporting people to ‘play to their strengths’ and to reconnect with their resilience and resources, in times of difficulty.
She individually tailors her approaches with clients drawing on various models; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness approaches, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Compassion Focused Therapy, and Systemic Theories.
Rachel is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council, UK (HCPC).