Rachel Slater, MS

Clinical Extern, Anxiety Disorders Center

Child Mind Institute

Rachel Slater, MS, is a clinical extern in the Anxiety Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute. She is a fourth-year doctoral candidate in the Combined School-Clinical Child Psychology Program at Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University. Ms. Slater is skilled in providing evidence-based treatments, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT) and exposure with response prevention (ERP).  She has experience providing treatment to children, adolescents and young adults with generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, selective mutism, obsessive-compulsive disorder, ADHD, oppositional defiant disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and depression.

Ms. Slater has provided individual, parent-child dyad, and group therapy in clinical and school settings. She has held externship positions at the New York Center for Children and the Churchill School and Center. She has experience assessing and working with children and adolescents with a broad range of learning disabilities. Ms. Slater also volunteers at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital. Her doctoral research examines disgust and mental contamination in OCD.


  • Doctoral Volunteer, Mt. Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital
  • Clinical Extern, the New York Center for Children (NYCC)
  • Clinical Extern, The Churchill School and Center
  • Student Clinician, Max and Celia Parnes Family Clinic, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology
  • Psychoeducational Fellow, Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center (CERC)


  • PsyD (Expected 2020), Combined School-Clinical Child Psychology, Yeshiva University, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology
  • MS, School Psychology, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology of Yeshiva University
  • BA, Psychology and Education, Bucknell University