Rachel Pavlof

Rachel Pavlof

Rachel R. Pavlov MS.Psych. LPC Associate, LCDC Supervised by Molly McCann LPC S

rpavlovcounselor@gmail.com

Rachel obtained her Master's Degree in Addiction Studies from Purdue University Global. She also obtained a post masters, collegiate certification in trauma and disaster counseling from Grand Canyon University. Rachel is skilled in diagnosing and treating substance use, misuse and related disorders. Rachel specializes in the treatment of adults who've experienced childhood trauma and neglect. Symptoms which Rachel is familiar with treating include powerlessness, loss of hope, low self-esteem, poor boundaries, shame, guilt, communication skills, addiction, self-harm, a general feeling of not good enough or being unlovable. Rachel also works with people who have increased anxiety, racing thoughts, depression, and thoughts of a lack of purpose or motivation.

Rachel uses an eclectic approach which centers around the client and their needs and wants. She uses a holistic approach to ensure all needs are met. This can include relationship stressors, work balance, lifestyle, and personal self-care. Rachel enjoys using a mixture of CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), IFS (Internal Family Systems) and Positive Psychology. Rachel is also skilled in DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) and ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy).