Rachel Rosenberg, LCSW, RPT-S

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Registered Play Therapist Supervisor

Rachel is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the Commonwealth of Virginia. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from James Madison University and her Master’s of Social Work from The Catholic University’s National School of Social Service. Before beginning practice in Virginia, Rachel worked in Maryland in outpatient community mental health agencies and school settings as an Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant and Outpatient Therapist. Rachel has clinical experience working with children and families, adolescents, and adults experiencing depression, anxiety, trauma and loss, adjustment, and family changes.

Certifications

Rachel is a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor and has extensive training in both play and expressive therapies.

Specialized Services

Rachel approaches her work with individuals and families from an attachment and relational perspective. She draws upon various treatment modalities to help her clients explore their inner worlds to gain insight, develop adaptive coping strategies, and heal from life experiences from the inside-out. Rachel is also trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).

  • Extended Play-Based Developmental Assessment (EPBDA, Gil)
  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)
  • Parent-Child Assessments
  • Parent Consultations
  • Professional Presentations and Clinical Workshops
  • Supervision for RPT-S

Professional Presentations

Rachel has provided professional presentations and trainings to clinicians, school staff and PTA organizations, agencies including Jewish Community Services in Baltimore and Jewish Social Service Agency in Rockville, and clinical organizations including the Northern Virginia Play Therapy Association. Rachel has presented on topics including trauma, attachment, play therapy, and parenting topics such as how to parent an anxious child, helping kids manage big emotions, and raising a secure child.

Professional Affiliations

  • Association for Play Therapy
  • National Association of Social Workers
  • The Greater Washington Society of Clinical Social Workers
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing International Association (EMDRIA)