Supervised by Kimberly L. Boyd, MS, LPC-S
Rachel Humphries earned her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University in 2021. She received her Master of Science in Psychology in Disaster and Crisis Response from Walden University in 2018 and her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Purdue University in 2016. Upon graduating she worked as a Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapist and volunteered for Capitol Area Counseling. Rachel is a Licensed Professional Counseling (LPC-associate). Rachel also holds a Licensed Paramedic certification and has worked in EMS for the past 20 years. She is currently practicing as an LPC-associate under the supervision of Kimberly Boyd, M.S., LPC-S.
Rachel views working with clients as a team effort, with both the client and counselor as equals. Rachel believes that the connection with her client is the most important part of counseling and the pivotal point in which work can begin. Rachel is a neurodivergent affirming therapist and believes that life is the fullest when neuro-spiciness is embraced rather than masked. Rachel is also a skilled trauma therapist who utilizes a variety of therapy strategies to process and move through trauma. She meets the client where they currently are and creates a customized strategy to achieve the client’s goals. Rachel’s training includes Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Nutritional Therapy, and Personality Disorders. In addition, Rachel has training in ABA and is a big advocate of using rewards to help ourselves through the hard things.
Rachel’s areas of interest include anxiety, depression, personality disorders, ADHD, and Autism. She has experience working with pre-teens, adolescents, and adults who struggle with childhood trauma, emotional regulation, stress and coping skills, grief, trauma, PTSD, self-esteem, ADHD, communication skills, relationship issues, self-harm behaviors, and suicidal risk/crisis.