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Rachel Clifton

Rachel came to the Chicago land area from Ohio to attend graduate school at Northwestern University. After she completed her Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, she worked in hospital inpatient units then transitioned to outpatient centers providing PHP and IOP level of care. She enjoyed learning about the range of mental illnesses and has settled in private practice with a focus on perinatal care. She enjoys helping parents navigate changing identities through stages of parenthood, including helping clients who want to become parents but haven’t been able to yet. Her specialties include anxiety, depression, and adjustment disorders.


✔ MA Counseling - Northwestern University

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More About Arielle

Arielle takes a strength-based approach to meet clients where they are at in the counseling process, and welcomes feedback from clients regarding what will help them authentically grow and reach their goals. Life serves a lot of obstacles that can throw us off-balance, and Arielle works with her clients to achieve balance in meeting their basic needs, whilst providing empathy, unconditional positive regard, and genuineness through the therapeutic relationship.

In addition to her role as a Staff Clinical Therapist here at Authentic Growth Wellness Group, Arielle also provides supervision and guidance to the team to foster our collaborative, enriching, and supportive environment.