Raquel is a licensed Master's level Psychologist. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts from the Honors Psychology Program at McGill University. She broadened her knowledge of child psychology by interning at the Yale Child Conduct Clinic while completing her degree at the University of Hartford. Raquel graduated with honors from the University of Hartford's Masters of Arts Clinical Psychology Program in 2002. She moved to Vermont to work at the Counseling Service of Addison County where she started as an emergency services clinician and was then promoted to the positions of supervisor and Youth and Family Clinical Intake Coordinator and Outpatient Therapist. Through her work there and in her private practice she has gained valuable clinical experience diagnosing and working with adults, adolescents and children. Raquel is comfortable working with a variety of different diagnostic populations and specializes in treating anxiety, depression, trauma and problems associated with work related and general life stress. In November 2011, she decided to leave the Counseling Service of Addison County in order to devote more time to her family and growing private practice. Although this decision was difficult, it turned out to be the right one as her private practice continues to flourish. Please contact Raquel today so she can help to support and teach you the skills to make the right changes for you.