Rachel Crothers, MD
General Adult Psychiatrist
Dr. Rachel Crothers provides individual psychotherapy and medication management to adults and seniors. She draws from psychoanalytic, Jungian, existential and humanistic sources as well as up-to-date psychopharmacological practices in approaching patient care. Her approach to treatment is collaborative, holistic, in-depth and utilizes multiple modalities. Her goal is to help patients heal as well as to find greater authenticity, purpose and meaning in life. Her style is warm and engaging. Her areas of interest include anxiety disorders, mood disorders, problems in relationships, life transitions, reproductive choices, trauma, and grief.
Dr. Crothers graduated from Reed College with a degree in History. She attended medical school at UC Davis where she was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor society for compassionate patient care. She completed her residency in psychiatry at San Mateo County, where she served as chief resident. While in residency she received the Marshall Greene Psychodynamic Psychotherapy award. During residency, she also pursued psychotherapy training at the San Francisco Jung Institute. She has also completed EMDR basic training through the Parnell Institute and specializes in attachment-focused EMDR.