Rachel Hutnick, a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Play Therapist (LPC, RPT), utilizes a collaborative approach that is playful and compassionate. She brings a friendly and comforting presence to her work with children, adolescents, adults, families and groups.
Rachel has been instrumental in designing and facilitating CFCE’s stress-busting, fun-loving program for children and teens (CHILL) and presents educational workshops to parents and schools on stress management, anxiety, and OCD in children, as well as workshops on motivation and grit.
She is a graduate of Arcadia University where she conducted her master level training in Counseling Psychology, with concentrations in child therapy, family therapy, and trauma. Rachel has also received advanced training in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Theraplay, Play Therapy, Sand Play Therapy, Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), anxiety, and has completed a Certificate Program in Adoption Studies at Rutgers University.
Rachel brings a creative and energetic flair to her work with clients, providing an environment where ‘coloring outside the lines’ is perfectly acceptable, and being brave (as in doing what you are afraid to do) is celebrated!
Each of us has our own special strengths and resources, and Rachel supports clients to recognize these gifts.
“What lies behind us, and what lies before us, are small matters compared to what lies within us” (Emerson).