Finding strength in self-acceptance.

In therapy, clients will find a safe space in which to discuss their identities, process trauma or negative thoughts, and learn healthy skills to manage life's challenges.
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Listen. Validate. Advocate.

My start in this field came from working as an advocate at a domestic violence shelter. I then worked in community mental health for six years, as a therapist and clinical supervisor. I have experienced great personal growth from receiving my own therapy, and love to aid others. Each client’s path in therapy looks different. I make sure to identify each individual’s specific needs in therapy and adapt my session structure to match. As a therapist, I am a huge advocate for social justice and underserved communities and most of my experience is with BIPOC, queer, female, trans/non-binary, and disabled clients. I integrate validation of client experiences and challenge clients to make appropriate and healthy changes in their lives. When I'm not working, I love spending time with my wife, kids, and dogs! I also enjoy reading novels and drinking coffee. I listen to music almost constantly and like almost every genre.
Rachel Baumgardner, LPC
Owner and Psychotherapist


We specialize in:

  • Domestic Violence
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Women's Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Cultural and Systemic Oppression
  • Self-Harming
  • Kink/Diverse Sexualities
  • Open Relationships/Polyamory


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Compassion Focused
  • Eclectic
  • Humanistic Therapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered
  • Trauma Focused
  • Strength-Based

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • United Healthcare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UMR
  • Oscar
  • UHC Student Resources
  • AllSavers UHC
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Meritain Health
  • Lucet
  • Nippon


  • Initial Intake (self-pay): $175
  • Psychotherapy, 45 min (self-pay): $130
  • Psychotherapy, 55 min (self-pay): $150


“Rachel is pure gold. Not only is she a highly skilled therapist, she is incredibly patient and compassionate. She is a gift to her clients and colleagues alike!”

Nicholas Rudgear, LPC - Professional Therapist

“Rachel is a deeply attuned, caring, and compassionate individual who brings immense competence, knowledge, and understanding to the therapeutic space. Rachel is a fierce ally and advocate, and is an exceptional professional.”

Ashley Lawrence, LPC - Professional Therapist
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