Rachel (they/them) is a Board Certified Music Therapist, Reiki Master Teacher, a Certified Laughter Yoga Leader and an Accredited Tai Chi Chih instructor.  Rachel has a variety of personal and professional life experiences that bring a unique perspective to help you on your journey.  Obtaining their masters degree from the University of Iowa, Rachel is trained in ethics, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), neurologic music therapy (NMT), and has worked with trauma systems therapy (TST).   Their professional background includes working in hospice, inpatient and outpatient mental healthcare, addiction rehabilitation, medical hospital, working with individuals with disabilities and is published in the academic journal Music Therapy Perspectives.  

We often have traumas and life experiences that can create barriers to reaching our goals. I am passionate about helping people and being a supportive presence in the world.