Therapist Info

Rachel Sullivan is the founder and Marriage and Family Therapist at Solid Ground Counseling Center.

Rachel is a married mom of four, local to the Madison, AL area. An Army veteran, Rachel has a strong desire to change the negative stigma surrounding, and improve accessibility to, mental health care in her community. She possesses a passion for pouring hope and life back into people and approaches her counseling practice with the same enthusiasm.

Rachel obtained her Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy and has a background in assisting and strengthening family systems. As an undergraduate she studied Child and Family Development and Psychology.  It was then that she fell in love with working with families. She completed her graduate internship here in Madison, AL at Inside-Out Ministries. Along with her time at Inside-Out she has worked as a peer counselor in a community pregnancy center, with children in private practice as well as in school settings, and nurtures relationships as a certified Facilitator of the globally recognized PREPARE/ENRICH relationship tool.

As a Marriage and Family Therapist, Rachel’s scope of practice includes working with individuals of all ages, couples, families, and groups surrounding a variety of issues including: anxiety, depression, coping, premarital counseling, marriage strengthening, divorce care, trauma recovery, life skills, and family transitions. Marriage and Family Therapists are an elite group of mental health professionals who have a systemic perspective on wellness.

Education

• Northcentral University (Prescott Valley, AZ)
Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, 2018
• American Military University (Charlestown, WV)
B.A. in Child & Family Development, Minor in Psychology, 2012, with Honors

If you feel that Rachel may be a good fit for your therapy needs, you can schedule an intake session by calling 256-503-8586. Interested in the therapy types used at Solid Ground? Follow this link.