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Clinical Associates

Rachel Smalheiser, MA, AMFT

Rachel Smalheiser, MA, AMFT

Rachel brings an integrative, relational, and collaborative approach to the therapeutic process. She tailors her work to each individual, incorporating aspects of mindfulness, cognitive-behavioral therapy, existential therapy, solution-focused, psychodynamic, and other evidence-based practices. Rachel’s style is warm, curious, and honest, and she often uses humor with her clients.


Rachel is passionate about helping others to live rich and meaningful lives, creating a space that allows them to discover their authentic voice and unique strengths.


As a certified Kundalini and Vinyasa yoga teacher, Rachel has a holistic lens and a deep understanding of the connection between physical, mental, and emotional health. Rachel holds a Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University, and has additional training in Mindfulness, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy), and CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy).


Rachel has worked with adults and adolescents in various levels of care. In addition to private practice, she has worked in community mental health and residential treatment centers in Denver and Los Angeles, with high-risk adolescents and individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder. She strives to provide inclusive and affirming therapy for clients from all backgrounds. Her current areas of practice include, but are not limited to: anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, life transitions, trauma, grief, ADHD, LGBTQIA+, and self-esteem difficulties.


Rachel also has special interests in functional medicine, nutrition, neuroscience, and the challenges of living with chronic illness.

Ally Sachs

Ally Sachs, AMFT

The relationship between client and therapist can be one of the most healing aspects of therapy. I prioritize creating a space where you feel safe and understood. Using an integrative approach to therapy, I focus on collaboration, curiosity, patience, and humor. I strive to both support and challenge you throughout the therapeutic process. We explore alternative ways of thinking to create space for self-awareness and growth. Together we uncover feelings that impact you currently through exploring your past relationships and experiences, empowering you to develop coping skills to reach your goals.

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