Rachael Bevilacqua is a licensed professional counselor currently leading the intensive outpatient mental health program for adults in the West Chester location. Rachael is also the co-director for Sanare Today's life coaching program. Rachael earned a B.A. in Psychology from Shippensburg University and holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Health Psychology from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Rachael is also certified in personal training from International Sports Science Association and certified in nutrition from Precision Nutrition.
Rachael has experience working with all ages and in a variety of settings including outpatient, intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization and residential levels of care. Rachael’s primary specialty focuses on those struggling with depression, anxiety, and eating issues. Rachael’s main therapeutic approach consists of cognitive-behavioral interventions and motivational interviewing techniques.
Rachael emphasizes the importance of a holistic approach in her treatment by educating clients on how components such as food, sleep, and social interaction influence mood and functioning. Rachael is known to use sarcasm as a way to bring ease to the group setting, while also remaining focused on goals and providing accountability for each client.
Rachael likes to remind all clients and potential clients that in order to experience something new in life, we must do something new in life. “Ask yourself if what you’re doing today, is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.”