Rachel Beach is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate under the supervision of Sarah Balint-Bravo, M.Ed, LPC-S, RPT-S, NCC. She graduated from Texas A&M University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Minor in Business, and from Southern Methodist University, earning a Master of Science in Counseling. Rachel specializes in activity and talk therapy with a passion for working with adolescents, parents, and young adults. Her education has also prepared her to work across the lifespan and within group and family settings. During her graduate education, Rachel gained training in expressive arts, activity therapy, and parent training, amongst various approaches that can be transferable to each client's individual needs.
Rachel has been an after-school teacher for local DFW schools for the past year and a half, giving her a unique perspective on the adolescent world. As part of her time interning at both agencies and private practice facilities, Rachel has garnered much experience with and developed a passion for working with individuals seeking to improve in areas such as self-esteem, anxiety, behavioral and relational challenges, and general life stressors. Moving forward, Rachel hopes to expand upon her experiences by pursuing more opportunities to work in these areas and support her clients.
Through an integrated approach, Rachel views her role as collaboratively walking alongside her clients as they journey through restructuring emotional and intellectual experiences in hopes of fulfilling a healthier and wholesome life. Above all else, Rachel prides herself in maintaining a non-judgmental attitude and conveying the values of empathy and genuineness throughout her counseling.
Outside the counseling room, Rachel enjoys spending time with her friends and family, playing board games, and walking the local trails with her fiancé and dog, Murphy.