Adult Intensive Outpatient Therapist
Cara obtained her master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling at Messiah University, following an undergraduate degree in psychology/sociology from Millersville University. Currently, she is currently working towards LPC licensure in Pennsylvania. Throughout her clinical training, Cara has worked with a vast number of populations including partial hospitalization, IOP, hospital settings and alternative education schools. During her graduate career, Cara interned at River Rock Academy in Shiremanstown, PA and Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center in Camp Hill, PA. Cara utilizes a person-centered and collaborative therapeutic approach, which integrates clinical theories that are tailored specifically to each client. Cara’s primary specialty focuses are eating disorders, anxiety, depression, bipolar and OCD within the adolescent and adult populations. She seeks to build trust and rapport by identifying client strengths and working towards positive coping skills to ensure an authentic and meaningful quality of life.
Rachel L. Frey, RDN, LDN
Rachel spent the first half of her career in the biotech industry, utilizing her Bachelor of Science in Genetic Engineering, before returning to school to pursue a career in Nutrition. Rachel graduated from Cedar Crest, where she also completed her Dietetic Internship. As an intern, Rachel’s passion for working in the eating disorder field was sparked during a rotation at a substance abuse treatment facility. Rachel also has personal and professional experience with autoimmune disorders, such as Type 1 diabetes, Hashimoto’s, and other metabolic disorders. When she isn’t at Seeds of Hope, Rachel spends her time with her three children, husband and seven pets!
Kelly Kachel, M.A.
Kelly began her career by earning her bachelor’s degree from Kutztown University and master’s degree at Rosemont College. She began her employment as an intern with Pyramid Healthcare in 2015, being in the partial hospitalization program since the first day it opened in Exton, PA. Kelly uses a variety of methodologies and techniques in order to create the ideal treatment program to meet the specific needs of each client. She believes in empowering those she serves with the knowledge and skills that give them the confidence needed to be successful on their road to recovery.
Mary joined Seeds of Hope in 2017 as Community Liaison for the parent company Onward Behavioral Health and its outpatient programs, connecting with providers and members of the community to raise awareness for eating disorders, mental health, and substance abuse. In 2020, Mary transitioned to her new role as Community Liaison for all Seeds of Hope programming, focusing her outreach on helping those access the care they deserve for primary eating disorder treatment at the intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization, and residential levels of care.
Contact Mary at 267-414-9094 or [email protected]