Rachel A. Jose
Rachel Jose is a Registered Psychologist who is a member of the College of Alberta Psychologists, the Psychologists Association of Alberta, and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. Rachel benefits from years of work at a Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) clinic, as well as facilitating group work with parents and adolescents.
Rachel specializes in treating personality disorders, eating disorders, trauma, self-harm, suicidality, anxiety, and depression. Additionally, she is an expert in Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) and Conduct Disorder (CD) working with children and adolescents, as well as providing parent consultation and support.
Her specialty, working with challenging personalities, high conflict relationships and traumatized children and youth, led her to dedicate her practice to working with families of Separation and Divorce. Rachel effectively assists families to cope and to navigate through life transitions.
Rachel is trained in Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR). Rachel also incorporates aspects of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, and the Neuro-Sequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT). Together, these modalities help explain how and why the brain works the way it does, and more importantly, how we can deal with and overcome emotional distress. Rachel has completed and continues to attend numerous advanced trainings to remain apprised of current and effective treatment.
Clients have described Rachel as honest, easy-to-talk-to, reliable, kind, open-minded and direct, characteristics that particularly resonate with youth. Rachel is passionate about her work and strives to find innovative ways to help clients secure the change they desire. She offers daytime and evening appointments and is currently accepting new clients.
How Rachel can help:
- Effectively treat disordered eating, body dysmorphia, and eating disorders
- Heal from trauma with evidence-based techniques (EMDR)
- Learn parenting strategies to achieve peace in your home