Rachel Root, PhD

Dr. Rachel Root is a licensed psychologist.  She has extensive experience working with clients in many different capacities, including work with individuals, couples, children/adolescents, families, pre/postnatal parents, and groups.  She has helped clients deal with issues ranging from the treatment and maintenance of severe mental illness, to working with clients who wish to improve their day to day lives.

She received her Master's Degree and Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at Northern Arizona University. She worked in a variety of settings in both Flagstaff and Phoenix, Arizona before moving to Boise.  Her view of therapy is one that is client-driven and specifically suited to fit each individual's needs.  Her therapeutic style is supportive, non-judgmental, and aids her clients in finding the solutions and answers that they are seeking.  Her therapeutic style can assist individuals in navigating issues related to pregnancy and the postnatal period, help couples regain their intimacy and compassion for one another, help parents deal with children who are having behavior problems, assist individuals in assessing the areas in their lives that need re-adjustment, and much more.

Rachel Root, PhD

    • Individual therapy

    • Premarital therapy

    • Couples/Marital therapy

    • Family therapy

    • Children/Adolescents/Teenagers (ages 12+)

    • Pregnancy/Postnatal Issues

    • Behavior Management

    • Issues surrounding divorce/blended families

    • LGBT issues

    • Stress Management

    • Anger Management

    • Loss/Bereavement

    • Career Counseling


    • Anxiety

    • Depression

    • Bipolar Disorders

    • Pre/Postnatal Mood Disorders