MDiv (Focus on Counselling)
Education & Experience
MDiv, Northwest Seminary
Rachel completed a Masters of Divinity - Counselling Focus from Northwest Seminary and holds a certificate in Health and Human Services from the University of the Fraser Valley.
Rachel has gained 3 years experience as an intern at Redemption Counselling. She also has experience as a Crisis Intervention Support Worker and Community Based Victims Support Worker.
Interests & Specialties
Rachel is passionate about working with people toward constructive change in a variety of areas, regardless of their faith background. She specializes in working with individuals and couples who are navigating issues related to trauma, marriage, parenting, interpersonal conflict, adoption, spiritual identity and the highs and lows of day-to-day life. Rachel has a particular interest in walking alongside individuals who have experienced or witnessed abuse in the past or present - also those struggling with pregnancy loss or abortion, divorce or separation, adoption or the blending of families.
Rachel has lived in the Shuswap area since 2006 and currently resides In Salmon Arm. Rachel serves alongside her husband, Spencer, in full-time vocational ministry. Together they are raising their six school-age children. Rachel strives to slow down for a moment each day to enjoy the beauty of creation and allow its mysteries to drive her toward worshipping God.