Rachel is proudly Australian, where she began OT. Her husband is also an Aussie, and they have four incredible children. She is has several fandoms, you should ask her about them! She loves all humans, gives free mom hugs to the LGBTQ+ family, and is supportive and excited about helping fellow neurodivergent friends understand themselves. Rachel is truly a Ravenclaw, seeking all the knowledge she can acquire.
Rachel’s qualifications include but are not limited to: Profectum Fellows DIRFloortime Model Certified therapist; Developed The Beaker Kids with Shanna Philipson; Developed Assessment Criteria for Toe Walking with Liesa Persuad (DPT). She specializes in recognizing early signs of Autism and early sensory dysregulation, infants, sensory processing, play, and trauma.
What’s the most inspiring part of your job? “To walk along with a child/teen and family for part of their journey is a great honor, and it is a privilege I do not take lightly. It is a great joy to me to be able to play for a job! Who gets to do that?!”