Rachel Armock, LMSW
Rachel’s educational background is in psychology and clinical social work, with an emphasis on child development and school social work. Rachel has her School Social Work certification and has experience navigating the process of working with the school system to advocate for and implement behavior supports, special education supports and services and accommodation plans for students with disabilities. Rachel enjoys working with children and adolescents to address treatment areas including behavioral challenges, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Anxiety, Depression and assisting children in adjusting to new and challenging situations. Treatment interventions include a strong foundation of rapport and relationship building, play therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness and direct skills teaching. Relationship building is a key component to Rachel’s work with children, adolescents and families.
Rachel was born and raised in West Michigan and currently lives in the area with her family. She enjoys reading as much as possible during her free time and spending time outdoors, ideally near the water. She believes that trust is the foundation for any relationship and looks forward to building strong partnerships with children and families in order to help them reach their best potential.
- Bachelor of Science in Psychology — Grand Valley State University — 2012
- Master of Social Work — Grand Valley State University — 2016
Areas of Interest
- Behavioral challenges
- Adjustment to new and challenging situations