Rachel Lippin-Foster is a clinical social worker at CBC, where she provides individual and family therapy to children, adolescents, and adults utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP). Rachel has received extensive training in applying these modalities to various presenting concerns, including anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and mood disorders. She also provides Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions (SPACE).
Before joining CBC, Rachel was a clinical social worker at Montefiore Medical Center where she provided individual and family therapy to children and adolescents within the Child Outpatient Psychiatry Department. She treated mood, anxiety, OCD, and eating disorders in this role. Rachel also worked as a therapist at Monte Nido in their partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs.
Rachel holds a Bachelor of Arts from Bates College and earned a Master’s degree in Social Work from New York University Silver School of Social Work. She completed her first-year internship at Pathway 2 Leadership, where she utilized CBT to treat adolescents in the middle school setting. She completed her second-year clinical internship at The Children’s Day Unit at the New York State Psychiatric Institute where she provided individual, group, and family therapy to adolescents at the partial hospitalization program and in outpatient care.
Rachel is an active member of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF), and NYC-CBT Association. Rachel is the incoming co-chair for the ADAA Students and Early Career Professionals special interest group (SIG). Rachel is a recipient of the 2022 Alies Muskin Career Development Leadership Program award.