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Associate Director of Clinical Services
Dr. Rachel Wernicke is a licensed psychologist in the District of Columbia and Virginia. She serves as the Associate Director for Clinical Services at the Counseling Center at American University. Before coming to AU, Dr. Wernicke completed her APA-accredited internship and postdoctoral training at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School where she trained in inpatient, emergency, and outpatient psychotherapy services. She earned licensure as a psychologist/health services provider in Massachusetts and served as a staff psychologist in the Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Program at Mass General. Special interests include integrative psychotherapy (interpersonal and cognitive-behavioral approaches), women's mental health issues across the reproductive life span, mood and anxiety disorders, life/role transitions and identity development, grief and trauma, mindfulness-based meditation, clinical supervision and training, mental health issues in higher education.
Ph.D., Psychology, American University
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