|Qualifications:||BSc (Hons) Psychology, Postgraduate Diploma in Disability Needs Assessment: PhD in Sociolinguistics; MA in Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy and Play Therapy (CTC) and PG Certs in CBT (TCD) and systemic psychotherapy (Clanwilliam Institute)|
Rachel has been a lecturer in Trinity College, Dublin for the past 22 years. She also has a private child and adolescent psychotherapy and play therapy practice where she specialises in working with young people from a refugee background, including unaccompanied minors in the care of Tusla. Rachel is highly experienced in supervising research and enjoys guiding CTC students through the research process. She has also supervised PhD students in Trinity College. Her own research focuses on issues of identity and well-being of migrant and refugee children. Rachel teaches some of our research modules and is a dissertation supervisor for our 4th year MA students.