Raquel received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium at Palo Alto University in Palo Alto, CA and completed her clinical internship at the Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury, NC. Her professional areas of interest include eating disorders, trauma-related disorders and borderline personality disorder, and her practice is consistent with the principles of the Health at Every Size® approach. She has experience providing individual, group, and couples’ therapy in community, academic, and Veterans Affairs settings at inpatient, residential, and outpatient levels of care. At Portland DBT Institute, Raquel is an enthusiastic member of the Path to Mindful Eating Team.