Rachel Buffo is a Licensed Professional Counselor who works with children, adolescents, and young adults. Rachel’s clinical experience has included providing outpatient therapy in a community mental health setting, serving as a clinical lead in a child and adolescent residential program where she provided individual, family and group therapy services, and working with adolescents in a school-based therapy program. Rachel has learned the value of an interactive and collaborative environment to best support her client’s growth and development.
Rachel takes a client-centered and strength-based approach to treatment. She utilizes various therapeutic interventions based on the individual client’s needs and interests. This includes cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, motivational interviewing, play, art, music, and writing. Rachel specializes in anxiety, depression and other mood disorders. In addition, she helps clients to manage stress, ADHD, self-control, behavior modification, crisis management, identity development, empowerment, young adult issues, family difficulties, and trauma. As a therapist, Rachel’s goal is to assist her clients in their healing process.
Rachel is from the Pittsburgh Area. She received her Bachelors in Science from the University of Pittsburgh. She later went on to complete the Masters in Professional Counseling program at Carlow University. Rachel enjoys traveling to new places, nature, photography, design, cooking, and spending quality time with the special people in her life along with her cat Jupiter.