Rachel Dahlgren is a psychotherapist licensed in Michigan and Illinois. Rachel started her career as a social worker in Chicago, where she served a variety of populations in various capacities including seeing children, adolescents, families, and adults for therapy, providing case management and therapeutic support to clients with chronic health issues, assessing and recommending services for families within the child welfare system, and providing outpatient individual therapy.
Rachel opened her practice, Valley Branch Counseling & Therapy, in 2021 where she provides individual therapy exclusively via telehealth. Rachel's primary focus in supporting women struggling with low self-esteem to improve their relationships with themselves. Rachel integrates a variety of therapeutic approaches/techniques depending on the individual needs of the client, including CBT, DBT, and EMDR.
In addition to being a trained mental health professional, Rachel is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200) and a Reiki Master.