Rachel Gentry, MS, LPC, LCADC, NCC
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MY PHILOSOPHY: As a therapist, it is my belief that the combination of a trusting client-to-therapist relationship paired with an empathetic and interactive approach can create a platform for personal growth. My role in this therapeutic process is to take a non-judgmental stance to motivate change through helping you identify, navigate, and cope effectively with unproductive and unhealthy thoughts and behaviors. I can help implement solution-focused strategies that can bring awareness to any barriers that may prevent you from moving forward, while also supporting goal achievement that can guide you towards self-improvement and your true potential.
EXPERIENCE: I entered the mental health field in 2012 and gained most of my clinical experience through the treatment of substance abuse and co-occurring disorders in Detox, Partial Hospitalization, and Intensive Outpatient settings. I received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a Minor in Health Studies in 2012 and a Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling in 2015 from Monmouth University in West Long Branch, NJ. I am currently a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor in New Jersey as well as a Nationally Certified Counselor.
SERVICES PROVIDED: Individual Counseling, Groups
AGES I WORK WITH: Adults (18+)
COMMON ISSUES ADDRESSED: My experience is with individuals who struggle with Substance Use and Addictions, Co-Occurring Disorders, Adjustment Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Bipolar Disorders, Depressive Disorders, and Relationship Issues.