Dr. Rachel Zoffness is a Child Psychologist in the East Bay providing therapy, parent coaching, consultation, professional development trainings, and workshops. She was trained at Brown, Columbia, UCSD, the NYU Child Study Center, and the Mindful Center. Dr. Z works with tweens, teens, and young adults (ages 12 and up) struggling with chronic pain, injury, and illness. As an integrative doctor, Dr. Z addresses psychological, biological and social factors affecting health using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), and other evidence-based treatments, and provides a safe space for children and families to work through physical and emotional pain. As a consultant, she works with medical doctors, hospitals, and clinics providing case consultation and trainings on CBT for pediatric pain and illness.
Commonly treated issues include:
Concussions, TBI, sports injuries
Stomachaches, nausea/vomiting, IBS/IBD
Chronic pain (CRPS, fibromyalgia, amplified pain, post-surgical pain, etc)
Chronic illness (pediatric rheumatoid arthritis, Lyme, etc)
Anxiety, depressed mood, sleep issues
School/academic issues, social issues