Rachel Bloom Psy.D.

Dr. Bloom is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in working with mood disorders, trauma, and addiction with adults, adolescents and families.

CONTACT
Rachel Bloom, Psy.D
Senior Staff Psychologist
P: (212) 337-3565 Ext. 8
RB@rennickeassociates.com
   

AVAILABILITY
Monday 9AM - 8PM
Tuesday 9AM - 8PM
Wednesday 9AM - 6PM
Thursday 9AM - 6PM

CLIENT FOCUS
Preteens / Tweens (11 - 13)
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 - 19)
Adults
Families


"We all deserve to connect with our true selves and that path to self-acceptance is easier with the support of a caring other."
R. Bloom


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Dr. Bloom believes in working collaboratively to create a treatment approach, as each individual has a unique set of needs and personal experiences. With an empathic and open therapeutic relationship as the foundation, she and the client find a combination of evidence based and strength based approaches, to help the client create a stronger, and more positive, sense of self.

Specialization

  • -    Anxiety, Depression and Bipolar Disorders
  • -    Postraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Trauma
  • -    Addiction and Substance Use Disorders
  • -    Relationship Stressors and Concerns
  • -    Questions regarding Identity, Gender, Sexuality and Career Choices

Education

Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology
Dr. Bloom’s directed study examined how social and supervisory support can impact levels of burnout and secondary traumatic stress among psychologists.

B.S. in Human Development from Cornell University 
While completing her bachelor's degree, Dr. Bloom also minored in Spanish.


Advanced Clinical Training

Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP)
Level I training in AEDP with Diana Fosha, Ph.D.

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Completed Parts 1 & 2, training in EMDR with Dr. Laurel Parnell at the Parnell Institute

Motivational Interviewing (MI)
With the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT)
Training at Mount Sinai, St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital

Mindfulness (Psychotherapy and Mindfulness Course)
With Tara Brach, PhD., for integrating mindfulness into clinical practice

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Continued Education through Behavioral Tech
Training at Mount Sinai, St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital

Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP)
Brain Based Parenting Workshop, with Dan Hughes, PhD.
DDP Study Day, with Courtney Rennicke, PhD.

Attachment, Self-Regulation, Competency (ARC)
Training at Mount Sinai, St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital

Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP)
Training at Mount Sinai, St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital


Recent Clinical Experience

Post-doctoral Fellowship and Staff Psychologist
at Rennicke and Associates. Provided individual, dyadic, and family therapy to children, adolescents, and adults. Trained and supervised in evidence-based approaches including Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP), Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS), and Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP). Completed additional training in Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT).

Pre-Doctoral Internship
at Mount Sinai, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital. Provided weekly individual, group and family outpatient psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and adults. Conducted individual and dyadic therapy, as well as intake assessments, to both English speaking and Spanish speaking families. Worked at a therapeutic high school, providing individual, milieu and group therapy; ran DBT skills group, and substance use group. Completed neuropsychological assessments. Co-facilitated a social skills group for 9-11 year olds with anxiety disorders.

Clinical Psychology Trainee
at the William Alanson White Institute. Provided weekly individual psychotherapy for children and adolescents in an outpatient setting. Conducted psychoeducational and neuropsychological assessments.

Clinical Psychology Trainee
at Interfaith Medical Center. Conducted individual psychotherapy to children, adolescents and adults. Completed intake interviews and comprehensive neuropsychological and education assessments. Ran substance use and mental illness groups, as well as partial hospitalization program groups. Worked on the hospital’s inpatient unit and completed intakes.

Clinical Psychology Trainee
at the Brooklyn Learning Center. Administered comprehensive neuropsychological and educational assessment batteries for individuals across the lifespan. Completed intakes and clinical interviews, to both English and Spanish speaking individuals. Provided cognitive remediation to children and adolescent students.


Workshops & Presentations

Emotional Support in Supervision, Social Support, and Therapist Strain in Psychology Interns.
Bloom, R (2015). Presentation at the Eleventh International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision, in New York.


Licensure

Psychologist, New York State


Professional Affiliations

American Psychological Association (APA)
Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI)
New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA)
Adoption/Foster Care Therapist Network (AFCTN)


 

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