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Rachel Larson LMHC, CAMS-I, CPTT-Candidate

Licensing & Certifications:

  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida
  • CAMS-I
  • RAE
  • CPTT
  • CSAT-Candidate
  • MBATT Scholar
  • EMDR

Professional Background

In 2015, Rachel Larson interned in a community health center and a residential treatment program for inmates while working on her degree. While there, she became a Certified Anger Management Specialist and began working with clients who were court-ordered to receive Anger Management. She also worked a lot with clients who had traumatic histories, as well as substance abuse issues.

After graduation in 2016, she opened her practice and worked under supervision in a church counseling center. It was here that she began working with wives of sex addicts and those who had experience sexual traumas.

That same year, she also began working at a substance abuse center, leading intensive outpatient groups and providing substance abuse education classes.

After obtaining her license in 2019, she continued to operate her private practice and focus on the areas of sexuality, trauma, addiction, and anger. She obtained her Certified Partner and Trauma Therapist certification and Rainbow Advocate and Educator certification.

She is concurrently working on obtaining her Certified Sex Addiction Therapist and Mindfulness-Based Addiction and Trauma Therapist certifications. After obtaining those certifications, she plans to work on her doctorate in clinical sexology.

Education:

M.A. Professional Counseling, Liberty University

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Area of Focus:

Rachel Larson interned in community health and a residential treatment program, specializing in anger management and trauma. After graduating in 2016, she opened her practice, focusing on sexuality, trauma, addiction, and anger. She holds certifications as a Partner and Trauma Therapist and Rainbow Advocate. Currently pursuing further certifications, she aims to earn her doctorate in clinical sexology.

Rachel Larson utilizes a number of therapeutic approaches, including

  • Mindfulness-based therapy for trauma and addiction
  • Sex, porn, and love addiction, individuals, partners, and couples struggling with the pain of addiction.
  • Couples counseling, including counseling for consensual non-monogamous relationships
  • Anger management issues
  • Sexuality counseling, with a focus on improving sexual health and positive sexuality across the lifespan
  • Rainbow Advocate and Educator
  • Trauma-informed individual counseling for anxiety, emotional regulation, relationship concerns, and grief & loss, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy for borderline personality disorder
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