Rachel Rubin, M.A.
Rachel Rubin is a clinical extern at the Boston Child Study Center where she provides supervised acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) for children, adolescents, young adults, and their families.
Rachel is currently a doctoral student in clinical psychology at University of Massachusetts Boston. Previously, Rachel earned her bachelor’s degree in Clinical Psychology and Child Development at Tufts University in 2013 and went on to receive her master’s degree in Child Study and Human Development at Tufts in 2015. Rachel has strong experience in the delivery of evidence-based treatments for anxiety and mood disorders for children and adolescents. Most recently, she worked at the McLean Anxiety Mastery Program (MAMP) where she provided cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and exposure and response prevention (ERP) to children and adolescents with anxiety and OCD. In addition, Rachel has experience working with adolescents with a variety of acute presentations from her experience on the adolescent assessment unit (AAU) at Cambridge Hospital. Rachel also has experience working with college-aged youth with a variety of presenting concerns at the UMass Boston Counseling Center.
In addition to her work at the Boston Child Study Center, Rachel is engaged in her own research exploring relationship formation and quality of youth-adult relationships. Specifically, she studies factors and processes that impact camper-counselor relationship formation and potential benefits of close camper-counselor relationships in the summer camp context.