Rachel Singer



Rachel Singer

Department Faculty

  • Campus:
  • Washington, DC
Clinical Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
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Dr. Rachel Singer is a licensed psychologist and earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Boston College. She also previously received her teaching certification in elementary education. Dr. Singer has taught elementary school students, undergraduate and Masters level students, and has supervised doctoral students in an outpatient clinical setting.

Dr. Singer completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the Kennedy Krieger Institute at Johns Hopkins University Hospital. Dr. Singer also received predoctoral training from St. Johns Hospital in Santa Monica, Massachusetts General Hospital, and several school-based clinical placements.

Dr. Singer specializes in child, family, and group therapy to address concerns regarding anxiety, behavioral issues, familial discord, depression, emotional dysregulation, social skills deficits, and academic difficulties. She has extensive training working within school, hospital, and community mental health settings providing comprehensive care for a diverse range of individuals.

Dr. Singer has presented at national conferences and published in academic peer-reviewed journals. Specific areas of professional interest include multicultural competence, immigrants' mental health, clinician self-care and burnout, anxiety, military families, trauma, and family systems.

Education History
Degree Institution Year
Ph.D. Counseling Psychology Boston College 2012
M.A. Boston College 2007
B.A. Psychology and Elementary Education Vassar College 2005
Licensed Psychologist, Maryland
Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise
Child & Adolescent Development Adolescence
Identity Development
Parenting Styles
School Issues (Bullying)
Social Development
Social Development
Clinical Psychology / Mental Health ADD/ADHD
Anxiety Disorders
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Diversity Acculturation
Community Mental Health
Cultural Issues
Diversity Issues
Immigration/Immigrant Issues
Multicultural Training
Racism and White Privilege
Social Justice and Advocacy
Marriage & Family Family Therapy
Psychology Subdisciplines - Counseling Psychology
PTSD/Trauma Historical Trauma
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Vicarious Trauma
Research Design/Methodology Quantitative Inquiry
Sexuality/Gender Issues Gender Identity
Therapeutic/Theoretical Orientation Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Family Systems Theory
Feminist Psychology
Multicultural psychology
Violence (See Domestic Violence)