Rachel is a 4th year graduate student in UMass Boston’s Clinical Psychology PhD program. She is originally from the suburbs of Cleveland, OH and attended Tufts University for both her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Child Development as well as her Master’s degree in Child Study & Human Development. Her research is focused on the formation and quality of youth-adult relationships, with a specific interest in in the camper-counselor relationship that exists in summer camp contexts. Her clinical interests include working with children and adolescents experiencing difficulties with anxiety, mood, and navigating interpersonal relationships. Rachel is particularly interested in working with youth who identify across the LGBTQ spectrum.