Rachel Keverline, MSW, LCSWA
Rachel Keverline received her bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Appalachian State University in 2019. During her studies, she worked as a School Social Worker in her hometown of Lenoir, NC. Continuing her education, Rachel obtained her clinical master’s degree in 2020 through the Advanced Standing Program at the University of South Carolina. During her master’s program, Rachel worked as a Psychiatric Therapist in the adult unit at Prisma Baptist Hospital in Columbia, SC.
In 2020, Rachel moved to Charlotte, NC to work as a Family Intervention Therapist. There, she provided in-home intensive therapy for youth with serious emotional and behavioral problems or have experienced trauma, including abuse and neglect. She developed treatment plans to establish comprehensive objectives and interventions to improve parenting skills and decrease negative behaviors and emotions. In July of 2022, Rachel was licensed as a Clinical Social Work Associate (LCSWA) and is actively working as a psychiatric therapist in the private practice setting. Rachel has had the privilege of working with diverse populations and easily adapts her therapeutic approach to ensure clients with various backgrounds feel understood and receive effective care, promoting inclusivity in mental health support.
Rachel’s passion for traveling enhances her ability to offer clients a worldly and culturally competent approach. Rachel works with clients from a strengths-based perspective, utilizing tools from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Mindfulness-based Therapy, and Play Therapy. She works with clients to identify the relationship between their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in order to identify and challenge unhelpful patterns and learn practical self-help strategies. Through education, training, and experience, Rachel has worked with several presenting issues such as depression and anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, OCD, several Personality Disorders, attachment injury and repairs, trauma, grief, and self-esteem struggles.
“Vulnerability is not winning or losing; it’s having the courage to show up and be seen when we have no control over the outcome. Vulnerability is not weakness; it’s our greatest measure of courage.” - Brené Brown
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