Rachel is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has been practicing for 6 years. She attended San Diego State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Child and Family Development and a Master of Science in Counseling. She has spent her career thus far devoted to working with trauma. Rachel has focused on working with children and parents and in teaching trauma-informed parenting to promote secure attachment, resiliency and connection within families. Rachel is a certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator and is certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Respectful parenting is Rachel’s passion and her goal is to help professionals and caregivers view children as whole people and to provide realistic and manageable tools to help families succeed.