Rachel Pauls, MS, LAC, SEP

Somatic Experiencing

Rachel is a licensed counselor and a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP) who brings gentleness, humor and kindness to each human she has the pleasure of working with. She has worked extensively in community agency settings with foster and adoptive children, families, parents and numerous individuals across their lifespan. Her specialties include helping clients heal from developmental trauma and attachment wounds through the use of Somatic Experiencing and Co-Regulating touch, both of which are modalities that help with the regulation of the autonomic nervous system (fight/flight/freeze) in making symptoms more manageable and less disruptive to daily life.


  • Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling- Grand Canyon University
  • Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Family Studies and Human Development


Licenses & Certifications:

  • Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC)
  • Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP)
  • Touch Skills for Trauma Therapists
  • Somatic Resiliency and Regulation


  • Child and Family Therapist (In home services)- Casa de los Niños
  • Infant Mental Health Clinician- Arizona’s Children Association
  • Child and Family Therapist- Easter Seals Blake Foundation

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