- Washington, D.C.
- Clinical Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
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 Phobia Self-Injury Stress/Coping Trauma/PTSD Diversity Acculturation Community Mental Health Cultural Issues Diversity Issues Immigration/Immigrant Issues Multicultural Training Oppression Racism and White Privilege Social Justice and Advocacy Marriage & Family Family Therapy Parenting 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)