Rachel Roewer, MA (she/her) is a doctoral candidate from Pacific University’s School of Graduate Psychology in Oregon and the Intern at Pearl Health Clinic. She completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology and minor in global engagement at the University of Washington and her master’s degree in clinical psychology with an emphasis in child psychology at Pacific University. Rachel’s clinical experiences include working with specialized populations (infants, children, adolescents, LGBTQ+ folks, youth with intellectual disabilities, and youth in foster care) in underserved communities. She approaches therapy with a trauma-informed attachment lens with emphasis on exploring and navigating relational and systemic factors that impact her clients’ well-being. She takes an emancipatory and liberation-oriented approach to supporting clients processes of healing of self-empowerment. Rachel’s clinical interests include psychotherapy and assessment with children, adolescents, and families impacted by complex trauma, intergenerational trauma, separation, anxiety, depression, intellectual disabilities, and neurodevelopmental disorders. As a therapist, her goals are multifaceted and tailored to the needs of each client. She aims to support clients in strengthening their relationships with themselves and others, expanding awareness of their values and beliefs, healing from traumatic experiences, strengthening attachment systems, and working toward facing life’s challenges authentically and skillfully. Rachel has experience providing Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment, Regulation, and Competency Therapy (ARC), Feedback-Informed Treatment (FIT), and Trauma-Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Rachel’s research interests include trauma-informed care, adverse childhood experiences, and social justice advocacy within the field of psychology. In her free time, Rachel enjoys spending time with her dog (Daisy) and her polydactyl cat (Pickle). She is also an avid hiker, backcountry camper, musician, and gamer.

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