Raychelle Cassada Lohmann, Ph.D., LCMHCS, ACS, GCDF
Raychelle completed a doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision at North Carolina State University. Coincidentally, this is the same University where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and her Master of Science in Counselor Education. With over 20 years in the counseling profession, Raychelle has devoted much of her time working with children, adolescents, parents, and educators. She is passionate about counseling and strives to live out her personal mission statement of “helping others transform their lives from the inside out.”
In addition to her educational background, Raychelle is a full-time college professor in a CACREP-accredited Counselor Education program and an internationally known author covering several of today’s most popular topics. She is also a regular contributor for media outlets, including Psychology Today, and US News and World Report. Additionally, Raychelle is a sought after guest speaker pertaining to current trending adolescent and parenting issues. Raychelle’s books include The Anger Workbook for Teens, Second Edition, Staying Cool...When You're Steaming Mad, The Bullying Workbook for Teens, and Teen Anxiety. Her book The Sexual Trauma Workbook for Teen Girls continues to receive high reviews and has been claimed as "A (sadly) necessary, practical tool for young women who've survived sexual abuse and assault.” — Kirkus review. Raychelle's work has been featured in numerous publications, both nationally and internationally including the Associated Press, Chicago Tribune, Seventeen Magazine, and Scholastic.
Raychelle believes in making evidence-based practices accessible, practical and relevant. Not only does she do this in her written work, but she also does this in practice. In her work as a practitioner, she provides both brief and long-term therapy working with individuals and groups. Raychelle’s approach to counseling utilizes cognitive, behavioral and mindfulness-based therapies to address a variety of behaviors and issues including academic, anger, anxiety, bullying, depression, stress management, trauma, social, interpersonal and many other issues.
Growing up in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina, Raychelle appreciates the tranquility of nature. A mother of two teens and a spouse to a loving husband for over 20 years, Raychelle enjoys spending time with her family.