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Rachel Casey-DeRue, MS, LMFT, Clinical Director is now accepting clients through our online scheduler.
MS, LMFT, Clinical Director
Rachel has extensive training in treating Anxiety Disorders, including OCD. Rachel also enjoys working with couples struggling with conflict resolution, emotional connection, and life stage transitions.
Rachel attended Carthage College where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She then attended Northern Illinois University. There, she obtained her Masters of Science in Applied Human Development and Family Sciences with a Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy. She has received extensive training in individual, couple, and family therapy. Additionally, Rachel has experience working with children and adolescents who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, as well as behavioral issues.
Rachel’s clinical interests include working with children, adolescents, couples, and families, especially those with communication, behavioral, and parenting issues. Additionally, she helps clients who struggle with anxiety, self-esteem, depression, grief, loss, and infertility issues. She has received certification in Gottman level 1 and 2, which helps her better understand conflict within romantic relationships. By understanding core issues within relationships, Rachel has been trained to manage conflict, help repair past wounds, and guide clients to develop a strong foundation through companionship. Rachel provides a safe, warm, and inviting environment for all of her clients. She believes empowering her clients to make best decisions when navigating through life by utilizing strength-based interventions. She utilizes evidence based theories, as well as systemic theories to help alleviate client struggles.
Rachel enjoys practicing self-care by exercising, particularly by attending Pilates and yoga classes. Additionally, she loves spending time with people she loves, and especially with her puppy, Buster.
Rachel Casey-DeRue, LMFT is in network with BCBS PPO, BlueChoice, and Aetna insurance plans.
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