Rachel Vanderkruik
Rachel Vanderkruik

Rachel Vanderkruik

Clinical Fellow

Rachel Vanderkruik

Clinical Fellow

Rachel Vanderkruik is a Clinical Fellow in the Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) track at MGH as she completes her PhD in Clinical Psychology from University of Colorado Boulder. She has been trained in evidence-based psychotherapies, including CBT, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT).  Rachel also has a Masters in Science from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health where she concentrated in Maternal and Child Health.  Her work focuses on the promotion of women’s mental health and wellbeing, particularly during transition time periods (e.g., pregnancy and the postpartum, adolescence). She has training in Mixed Methods Research, Implementation Research, and Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR).  Rachel is passionate about increasing access to evidence-based interventions and services through novel delivery methods (e.g., online platforms, peer delivery, and integrated care) and addressing disparities in mental health access and outcomes nationally and on a global scale.