Dr. Rachel Gingold


Dr. Gingold is a licensed New Jersey psychologist who received her Ph.D. in developmental psychology from Yeshiva University in 2003. Her career has always focused on adolescent development and adolescent resiliency. Dr. Gingold’s graduate work began with a master’s degree in counseling psychology in Boston at Northeastern University. It was during that time that she was trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) at the Women’s Treatment Program at McLean Hospital. She then completed a two-year marriage and family therapy residency program at Harvard Medical School and Blanton-Peale Counseling Center. While moving from Boston to New York, she also shifted her focus from clinical work to research. Dr. Gingold coordinated a large five-year research project studying changes in adolescent relationships over time and in identity development at New York University. She published in the Journal of Social Issues and in the New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. She later went on to teach and work in administrative positions in New Jersey before opening Family Health and Wellness Services with Dr. Loonin in 2005.