"I believe in working with all ages, stages, and abilities to help youth, adolescents, families, individuals reach their best emotional potential to succeed at their level. I will work tirelessly to ensure the happiness of each individual to accomplish what they feel is best for them. Let my vast knowledge and experience benefit you in your time of need" -Rachel M. Perlman MA, LPC, ACS, NCC, NCPC, NCCE
Rachel has been working in the mental health field for the last ten years with the compassion, dynamics, and empathy to ensure that all of her clients reach their own degree of success. . Growing up, Rachel's siblings were also considered special needs, and working with them inspired a life long goal of working with youth who needed assistance learning how to maintain their emotional regulation while handling teaching youth independence, socialization skills, and pride/self-esteem in their own achievements.
Rachel is a Licensed Professional Counselor that is Nationally Board Certified, as well as an Approved Clinical Supervisor in her field. Rachel works with all ages, stages, and abilities. It all started with an internship started at Jewish Family and Children's Services working with Geriatric Socialization and Bereavement Groups, as well has doing in home therapy for Holocaust survivors while receiving her Masters in Community Counseling at Georgian Court University. The next several years were spent working in group homes with intellectually/developmentally disabled adults, to working with the chronically Mentally Ill population of all ages, and finally ending with working with dual diagnosed youth (developmentally delayed as well as psychiatrically diagnosed) opening the first Crisis Stabilization home in New Jersey for ages 16-20 as primary Director.
Rachel also works in home doing Intensive in the Community work with youth who are psychiatrically and developmentally disabled. Rachel is trained in BPS/SNA assessments for CSOC and Perform-care. Rachel is also a National Certified Custody Evaluator and a National Certified Parenting Coordinator who works closely with families and the court systems.