Rachel Innerarity, MA, LPC-Intern
Supervised by Charity Hagains MA, LPC-S
Counseling Specialist, Rachel Innerarity, is an extremely successful and experienced therapist, life coach, and relationship counselor. She is dedicated to helping her clients overcome life’s many challenges and supporting them on their journey towards more fulfilled and connected lives.
Driven to improve the lives and relationships of her clients, Rachel began her growing list of specialties in Couples and Family Therapy. Her passion for helping people achieve more meaningful connections inspired her to seek training under world-renowned therapists, and she began her pursuit for certification in the Gottman Couples Counseling Method. Utilizing this highly effective method, Rachel works with each client to identify patterns of unhealthy communication and hurtful behaviors. Rachel’s authentic and caring personality create a safe and secure space where she and her clients can more comfortably explore these difficult areas of concern. She helps clients reestablish the once strong connection between the couple and family unit. Through her supportive encouragement, couples learn to reinvest in themselves and their relationships.
In addition to her work with couples and families, Rachel has extensive experience in the treatment of Anxiety, Depression and Trauma. Working with clients to establish a positive personal narrative, Rachel nurtures her clients offering them a non-judgmental environment where they can heal and begin to thrive. Rachel instinctively provides insight into her clients negative thought processes, challenging them to develop healthier more self-compassionate ways of thinking. She will work with you to develop healthy ways of coping with difficult emotions, as well as provide you with the tools you need to change unhelpful and painful ways of thinking.
Rachel gained experience and specialized training specifically for veterans at the Center for Deployment. This unique combination of education and training has proven invaluable for her clients who are part of Noyau’s Hero’s Left Behind Project. Because of this, Rachel is uniquely skilled at treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). In addition to her work with veterans, Rachel spent time working with families impacted by domestic violence. Prior to joining Noyau, Rachel gained experience in various mental health environments including the Crisis Center for Anderson and Cherokee Counties where her skills in crisis intervention expanded to include training and facilitation. Rachel earned a MA in Professional Counseling from the University of Texas as well as a BA in psychology from the same institution.