MEDICAL SERVICES

EDUCATION

Graduate Degree

  • Boston University School of Social Work , 1990 , Boston , MA

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Rachel has decades of experience working with children and families in a variety of community based mental health programs in Boston. She has worked with the Boston Children's Hospital Neighborhood Partnership Program for more than 10 years. She provides mental health services and support to children and families in the Boston Public Schools. She enjoys developing innovative school based programming to support healthy social and emotional development.
Philosophy of Care

Rachel believes in a strengths based approach to working with children and families. She enjoys building relationships, supporting families, and helping connect people to services.She is particularly interested in helping schools respond thoughtfully to children's mental health needs, and to the emotional needs of children who struggle academically. While working in schools, she focuses on supporting families, and helping children cope with the stressors of daily life at school and in their communities.