Rachel Marcus, LCSW


Rachel in 3 words: Enthusiastic, Empathetic, and Engaging

“I infuse creativity, humor, and imagination in working with clients to explore growth and change. This creates a rewarding and fun process while helping people reach their goals.”Rachel Marcus, LCSW

Rachel Marcus, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Connecticut, a Certified School Social Worker, and Faculty Advisor for the University of Connecticut School of Social Work. She received her B.A. in Psychology and MSW from the University of Connecticut. She began her social work career in 1986 and has worked in a multitude of settings including public and private schools, hospitals, home care, and mental health counseling agencies. Her expertise in assessing and creating a focused, goal oriented treatment plan allows clients to quickly propel towards positive results. She utilizes a cognitive behavioral approach and a psycho-educational framework. She has also been trained in TF-CBT, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, for children and their families who have experienced trauma.

rachel-actionRachel enjoys working with children, adolescents, and their parents to enhance family relationships, improve social functioning, decrease disruptive behavior patterns, develop positive coping skills, and manage anxiety, stress, and mood disorders. She is also experienced in working with couples to strengthen relationships and explore intimacy and communication. Individual counseling and group therapy are also in her repertoire of skills. She has been told that she makes others feels comfortable in her presence and her positive approach to problem solving accelerates progress.

She is married for 30 years, has 3 sons, 2 daughters-in-laws, and a rescue dog, Mordy. Rachel is also a Breast Cancer survivor. She started a non-profit organization, Cut Out Cancer (cutoutcancerct.org), which provides salon and spa treatments once a month for those undergoing cancer treatments the second Monday of each month at Milano Salon in Bloomfield, CT. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, sporting events, sewing, knitting, reading, crafting, shopping with friends, exploring, and most importantly, laughing through it all.

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