Rachel has seen and felt the devastating effects abuse can have on a child that can continue into adulthood. Being a survivor, Rachel offers you empathy, hope, and tools on how you, too can survive the darkest moments in your life.
Rachel is an elementary teacher and has taught students who have been traumatized and abused. She is passionate about teaching her students to have hope and to persevere despite their difficulties in life. In order to help educators have a better understanding of children who have been traumatized and the effects of abuse, she has shared her own personal experience with school personnel during staff training in-services.
Rachel loves teaching and working with children who are considered to be “at-risk”. She is happily married and lives with her husband, two sons, and black lab mix.