Rachel Couture

Associate Drama Therapist
Graduate student intern

Rachel is in her final year of graduate studies in Drama Therapy at New York University. Rachel works from a client-centered position with an emphasis on building an accepting and validating relationship. She is comfortable using both talk therapy and drama techniques to foster personal growth and developmentRachel’s creative arts therapy groups provide a safe-enough, inclusive space to explore through play. She found drama therapy after experiencing her own relief through acting, improvisation, and art. She believes drama therapy offers an opportunity to view our life experiences and feelings through a creative, uninhibited lens. She also holds a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies, which focused on the intersection of Psychology and Theatre. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and families in school and community settings.