At heart, Rachel is a small town girl from rural Florida. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Florida, she moved to the big city of Memphis to pursue a graduate degree in school psychology. Although Rachel only planned to be in Memphis for a few years, she and her husband fell in love with the city. Nearly 12 years later, they are still enjoying everything this area has to offer- from the Memphis Zoo with the kids to live blues music on date nights. Rachel and her husband have 3 children.
Rachel received her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Memphis in 2015. She has worked with with multiple agencies including the Exchange Club Family Center, Agape Child and Family Services, and the Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities. Additionally, she has served both the Shelby County and Achievement School districts. Her experiences have shaped her passion for serving children from hard places and their families. She has clinical interests in developmental disabilities, anxiety, and collaborating with schools and families. Currently, she serves part-time as a child therapist at MFCC.