I believe therapy that combines emotional processing and skill development will lead to a greater sense of empowerment and life-fulfillment. I strive to provide a space where clients feel seen, heard, and unconditionally accepted. With authenticity, I gently challenge clients, which I hope will encourage an increase in self-awareness and will foster opportunities for clients to respond versus reacting to life and its many obstacles.
Dr. Rachel Rutike is a licensed psychologist in Washington State and has worked in various settings. She combines elements from several therapy frameworks (such as Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Internal Family Systems (IFS), and Motivational Interviewing) to best meet the needs of the individual. Dr. Rutkie has experience working with people from diverse backgrounds including the LGBTQIA2S+ community, the BIPOC community, individuals who struggle with substances/addictive behaviors, and individuals from various economic backgrounds.