Rachel Smail-Crevier, MA, TLLP is a master’s level psychologist, currently pursuing her doctoral degree in child and adolescent clinical psychology at the University of Windsor. Rachel works with children, adolescents, adults, and families, providing both assessment and therapy services. Rachel’s treatment approach focuses on establishing a strong therapeutic relationship with her clients and using engaging and fun activities to build insights and new skills. By creating an empathic and non-judgmental environment, Rachel helps clients feel comfortable exploring new ways to reach their goals. Rachel is directly supervised by our clinic director, Dr. Julie Braciszewski, PhD, LP.
Rachel’s therapy services include individualized treatment plans to address a broad range of problems, such as anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, eating disorders, ADHD, and other social, emotional, and behavioral difficulties. She delivers multiculturally informed, evidence-based treatment that is primarily grounded in the cognitive behavioral therapy approach, while also integrating alternative evidence-based interventions to further benefit her clients. When working with children and adolescents, Rachel provides a warm and inviting space to discuss and explore the difficulties that they are having. Parents are involved in treatment, providing important insights and engaging in treatment tasks and skill-building that support their children’s growth. Her client-centered approach focuses on helping each client’s strengths to flourish, while inducing positive change, as well as the growth and development of fundamental social, emotional, and behavioral skills.
Rachel’s psychological assessment services include diagnostic testing of neurodevelopmental disorders such as Attention Deficit/Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), Learning Disorders such as Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and other developmental delays, as well as assessment of social, emotional, and behavioral difficulties. Rachel believes assessment is an opportunity to help clients get exactly what they need. She enjoys the testing process and loves explaining results and recommendations to parents, as well as pediatricians and teachers, to ensure the most effective supports, accommodations, and treatments are put into action.
Rachel received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology at the University of Ottawa, prior to completing her Master’s degree in Neuroscience at Queen’s University, in Ontario, Canada. She recently received her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of Windsor and is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of Windsor in Ontario, Canada.