Dr. Rachel Salk is a licensed psychologist who provides individual therapy (adolescent and adult) and comprehensive psychological assessments. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Northwestern University and earned her Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Salk completed her pre-doctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic.
Dr. Salk conducts comprehensive evaluations to assess for AD/HD, emotional dysregulation, and learning problems, including dyslexia, dyscalculia and dysgraphia. Dr. Salk primarily uses a cognitive-behavioral and client-centered approach when working with adolescents and adults. She also incorporates elements from mindfulness-based stress reduction, acceptance and commitment therapy, motivational interviewing, and dialectical behavioral therapy. She has expertise in mood disorders, eating disorders, behavioral sleep medicine, perinatal mental health, and gender and sexual minority youth. She has experience working in a variety of settings, including, primary care, outpatient, intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization, inpatient, and adolescent medicine clinics.
Professional and Community Groups
Dr. Salk is well-published and demonstrates expertise in women's issues, adolescent development, eating disorders, gender and sexuality. She maintains professional memberships in the Association for Psychological Science (www.psychologicalscience.org), American Psychological Association (www.apa.org), Florida Psychological Association (www.flapsych.com), and Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology (sscpweb.org).